Name: Morolake Akinosun
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 4x100-meter
Height: 5-4
Weight: 133
DOB: 5/17/1994
Birthplace: Nigeria
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Waubonsie Valley High School (Aurora, Ill.) ‘12
College: University of Texas ’16, Exercise Science
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (4x100m)
Personal: Daughter of Olawale and Foluke Akinosun...Has two sisters, Anjola and Moriyike...Competed in track and field at the University of Illinois before transferring to the University of Texas...Only the second woman in history to score in four events at an NCAA Outdoor Championships in consecutive seasons...Two-time NCAA champion (4x400-meter).