Born August 30, 1991, Ogunlewe is a Nigerian track and field sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres.

Today’s man crush is Nigeria’s fastest man, Seye Ogunlewe.

Born August 30, 1991, Ogunlewe is a Nigerian track and field sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres.

He was a finalist in the 100m and 4 × 100 m at the 2015 All-Africa Games and went on to win the 100m at the Nigerian Championships in 2015 and 2016.

Ogunlewe who initially started out playing football moved to Ireland in 2008 and won the Irish Schools Championships in 2009 and 2010. Ireland and Nigeria were in a race to get him to represent them at the World Junior Championships in 2010. He however eventually missed the championships. He is a Law and Politics graduate of the University of Essex.

Ogunlewe represented his country at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, running in the 200 m. He finished 4th in his heat and did not progress to the semifinals. He ran the anchor leg for Nigeria in the 4 × 100 m final at the 2015 Brazzaville African Games. The team finished second but were eventually disqualified for a faulty baton change. He also reached the final in the individual 100 m.

At the 2016 Nigerian Championships, he successfully defended his national title. He won the 100 m in a personal best of 10.12 s ahead of

Divine Oduduru and Ogho-oghene Egwero, and thereby qualified for the Rio Olympic Games.

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