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Afolabi Shokunbi
Afolabi  Shokunbi

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Good Counsel

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance

PRs: 400m - 49.6; 500m - 1:06.06; 800m - 1:54.9

2012 Cross Country
• Placed 23rd at Panorama Farms Open

2012 Outdoor
• 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

2011-12 Indoor
• Part of 4x400m that won at Liberty Quad

High School:
• 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

Personal:
• 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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