Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Fuad Akinbiyi
Fuad Akinbiyi

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Gordon Tech

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/08/1993

I/O Eligibility:
JR/JR

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor:Recorded two top-10 finishes in the 200m, placing sixth at the Illinois Twilight and ninth at the Musco Twilight ... Placed fifth in the 100m at the Illinois Twilight ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships... Won the 60m at the Orange & Blue Open with a personal-best time of 6.94 ... Placed third in the 200m at the Orange & Blue Open.

High School
Two-time state qualifier ... Gordon Tech Outstanding Athlete of the Year ... Two-year varsity letterman in track and football.

Personal
Parents are Babatunde and Ganiat Akinbiyi ... Born on March 8, 1993 ... Hobbies include listening to music, hanging out with friends, playing football, and playing video games ... Majoring in communications ... Minoring in business.

Akinbiyi's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100m: 10.65 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
200m: 21.79 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
60m: 6.94 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
200m: 22.52 - Meyo Invitational (2/2/13)

Updated July 2014

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