Taiwo Aladefa’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian hurdler
Is Athlete
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 19 December 1974
Age 46 years

Taiwo Aladefa-Darden (born December 19, 1974) is a retired Nigerian 100 m hurdler. Attended Alabama A&M university from 1989 till 1993. She is still the school record holder in 100M hurdles (13.19sec) and was 16 times NCAA All American athlete. Taiwo Aladefa was a member of the first historical black college to ever win any NCAA track and field competition (1992). Still ranked amongst the top 10 fastest African 100 M Hurdlers of All times. She won Gold at the 1995 All African games and silver medals at the 1991 All-Africa Games and the 1993 African Championships and won the 1995 All-Africa Games in a new championship record of 12.98 seconds.

Taiwo Aladefa was honored with Africa Legend in Athletics award in 2011 and also Inducted into Alabama A&M University Sports Hall of Fame in August 2012. Her brother Kehinde Aladefa competed in 400 metres hurdles at the 1996 Summer Olympics and won a silver and bronze medal at the All-Africa Games in 1995 and 1999. He graduated from the University of Southern California.

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