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Oluyemi Kayode’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian sprinter
Was Athlete
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth

7 July 1968

Death

1 October 1994
(aged 26 years)

Oluyemi Kayode (July 7, 1968 – October 1, 1994) was a Nigerian sprinter.
Kayode won the silver medal in 4 x 100 m relay at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, together with teammates Chidi Imoh, Olapade Adeniken and Davidson Ezinwa. He also won a silver medal in 200 metres at the 1993 African Championships and was Nigerian national champion on that distance in 1993 and 1994. Kayode died in a car accident in Northern Arizona in October 1994. A stadium in Ado-Ekiti is named in his honor.