Lawrence OKOYE

Great Britain & N.I.

Lawrence OKOYE - Great Britain & N.I. - UK Champion & GBR 2020 Olympic Games Team.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 26 June 2021

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 06 October 1991
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Croydon, England.
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  • Great Britain & N.I.
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Lawrence OKOYE - Great Britain & N.I. - UK Champion & GBR 2020 Olympic Games Team.

Lawrence Okoye preparing to throw during his appearance at

the 2021 UK Championships in Manchester. He won the discus

with his opening throw of 61.71m. Indeed that was his only

measured throw !  He won the same title in 2012 (63.46m).


His then British record of 68.24m was set at the Hallesche Werfertage meeting

in May 2012. He competed at the 2012 Olympic Games but then spent seven years

in the U.S. attempting to make a career in American Football.

 

Men's Discus Final. 2021 British Championships. Result.


1    Lawrence OKOYE          CROYDON (GBR) 61.71

2    Nicholas PERCY            SHAFT'BURY (GBR) 60.17

3    Greg THOMPSON         SHAFT'BURY (GBR) 58.31

4    George ARMSTRONG   NEWHAM EB( GBR) 56.21

5    Daniel GREAVES           CHARNWOOD (GBR) 55.57

6   James TOMLINSON        PEM (GBR) 54.09