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Medal record

Sunday Bada
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Nigeria
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Bronze 1995 Gothenburg 4x400 m relay
World Indoor Championships
Silver 1993 Toronto 400 m
Silver 1995 Barcelona 400 m
Gold 1997 Paris 400 m

Sunday Bada (born June 22, 1969 in Kwara) is a retired Nigerian sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres event.

Bada won three medals at World Indoor Championships, including a gold medal in 1997.

Additionally, he was a part of the Nigerian team that won the silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2000 Olympics. Nigeria established a national record time of 2:58.68 minutes.[1]

He set his personal best of 44.63 seconds at the 1993 World Championships where he finished fifth. This is the second fastest time by a Nigerian sprinter, after Innocent Egbunike best of 44.17 s.[2] Bada's indoor best of 45.51 s is the African record for the event.[3]

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Achievements

Personal bests

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
300 metres 32.70 Sydney, Australia September 11, 2000
400 meters 44.63 Stuttgart, Germany August 16, 1993
400 meters (indoors) 45.51 (AR) Paris, France March 9, 1997
  • All information from IAAF Profile[4]

Competition record

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1990 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 3rd 200 m
3rd 400 m
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 2nd 400 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 400 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th 400 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 400 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd 400 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 400 m
3rd 4x400 m relay
All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 1st 200 m
2nd 400 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 400 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd 4x400 m relay

References

  1. ^ Commonwealth All-Time Lists (Men) - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ 400 Metres All Time. IAAF (2008-09-03). Retrieved on 2009-04-15.
  3. ^ 400 Metres All Time (indoor). IAAF (2009-02-08). Retrieved on 2009-04-15.
  4. ^ "Baba, Sunday biography". IAAF. http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/biographies/letter=0/athcode=4353/index.html. Retrieved 2009-04-15.  

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