Tosin Ogunode

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Tosin Joseph Ogunode (born 2 March 1994) is a Nigerian-born track and field sprinter who competes internationally for Qatar.

He is the younger brother of Femi Ogunode, another Nigerian-turned-Qatari sprinter who won two golds at the 2010 Asian Games.[1] Tosin Ogunode made his debut at the start of the 2014 season and promptly set an Asian indoor record of 6.50 seconds for the 60 metres event at the Northern Arizona University indoor facility in the United States. This improved Talal Mansour's twenty-year-old record for the distance.[2] This placed him top of the world rankings for a short period.[3] His name is the shortened form of "Oluwatosin" meaning "God is worthy to be worshiped" in Yoruba[4][5]

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  1. ^ Veloce e sconosciuto (in Italian). FIDAL (2014-01-27). Retrieved on 2014-02-23.
  2. ^ Juck, Alfons (2014-01-27). EME News January 26th, by Alfons Juck, note by Kevin Mangan. American Track and Field. Retrieved on 2014-02-23.
  3. ^ 60 Metres - men - senior - indoor - 2014. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-02-23.
  4. ^ "Oluwatosin". Online Nigeria:Nigerian Names and meanings. 
  5. ^ "Tosin". Gurgle. 

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