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Babatunde Amosu
Babatunde Amosu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
Croydon

Last College:
Texas A&M

Position:
Jumps

05/13/2014

T&F Notebook: Big Ten Outdoor Championships

The Big Ten Championships are set to begin Friday at 10 a.m. (CT)

04/20/2013

Iowa Crowns 12 Champions at Musco Twilight

The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

02/27/2013

Hawkeyes Head to Iowa State Qualifier

The Iowa State Qualifier is set to begin Saturday at 10 a.m.

02/23/2013

Mullen Crowned Big Ten Champion

The Iowa track and field team finalizes competition at the Big Ten Indoor Championships

05/03/2014

Musco Twilight XV

Musco Twilight XV Saturday, May 3, 2014

04/21/2013

Musco Twilight XIV

Musco Twilight XIV Saturday, April 20, 2013

2014 -- Indoor - Big Ten triple jump champion, posting a winning and collegiate-best 51-7 3/4 (15.74) at conference championships... that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... Outdoor - Second team All-American... placed 13th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships (51-11 3/4 (15.84m)... led team in triple jump (52-4 3/4, 15.97m)... won triple jump at Mt. SAC Relays with a collegiate-best 52-4 3/4 (15.97m), which ranks third all-time at Iowa... named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week after his performance at Mt. SAC Relays... NCAA qualifier, placing 12th in triple jump at West Preliminary (51-3 3/4, 15.64m)... won triple jump at Musco Twilight (51-9 1/4, 15.78m) and placed sixth at Big Ten Championships (50-4 3/4 (15.36m)... ran 100 meters at Arizona State Invite (10.98) and Arkansas Spring Invite (11.01)... letterwinner.

2013 -- Indoor - Big Ten triple jump runner-up with a collegiate-best leap of 50-10 3/4 (15.51m)... that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... placed fifth in triple jump at Meyo Invite (49-2 1/2, 15.00m)... Outdoor - placed eighth in triple jump with a collegiate-best 50-3 1/4 at Drake Relays (15.32m), that mark ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... suffered season-ending injury at Drake... placed ninth in 100 meters (11.04) and ran 200 meters (23.56) at Lee Calhoun Invite... ran 100 meters at Jim Click Shootout (11.14) and Musco Twilight XIV (11.25).

2012 -- competed at Texas A&M... runner-up in the triple jump (50-2 1/2, 15.30m) at the 2012 Big XII Indoor Championships.

High School -- Graduate of Selhurst High School in London ... Coached by Steve Knight ... Produced best marks of 52-0 (15.85) in triple jump and 22-3 ¾ (6.80) in long jump ... Also competed for Croydon Harriers in club track and field for five years, coached by Mike Fleet ... In summer of 2011, produced a personal best of 52-0 to place fourth at the McCain Jumps & Throws Fest ... Matched his previous career best of 51-7 ¾ (15.74) set in 2010 in winning the Surrey County Championships in May of 2011 ... Then improved to 51-8 ¼ (15.75) to win the CAU Inter Counties Championships ... Won the 2010 English Schools Championships with a 51-7 ¾ mark, which improved on his previous career best of 50-10 ¼ (15.50) from a 2009 victory at the Surrey County Championships.

Personal-- Babatunde Abayomi Amosu is the son of Moshood and Kodirat Amosu ... Born November 1, 1991 in Nigeria ... Has three siblings, Tayo, Wale, and Sola... Starting competing at age 14, also plays ping pong as a hobby ... Architecture major.

Babatunde's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
100 Meters (O) 10.98 at Arizona State Invitational 3/29/14
200 Meters (O) 23.56 at Lee Calhoun Invitational 4/13/13
Triple Jump(I) 51-7 3/4 (15.74m) at Big Ten Championships 3/1/14
Triple Jump(O) 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) at Mt. SAC Relays 4/18/14

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