PRs: 400m - 49.6; 500m - 1:06.06; 800m - 1:54.9
2012 Cross Country
Placed 23rd at Panorama Farms Open
Ran a PR in 400m at Virginia Swashbuckle in 49.73
Part of 4x400m that won at Virginia Swashbuckle
Also competed at Colonial Relays and Radford Highlander Invite
Part of 4x400m that won at Liberty Quad
2010 Penn Relays Champion of America Distance Medley, 800m Leg
Placed 2nd in 400m and 800m at WCAC Championships, 2011
Placed 3rd at Virginia Tech Invitational 500m, 2011
Full name is Afolabi Xavier Shokunbi
Son of Elizabeth Shokunbi
Has two siblings: Ola, 24, and Shola, 17
Coached by Hope Rockster at Good Counsel High School
More about Afolabi:
Favorite TV channel: Discovery
Favorite subject: psychology
Favorite movie: Toy Story
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Track & Field, Cross Country | 6/22/2017
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