Favour Ofili Biography

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Favour Ofili

Favour Chukwuka Ofili (born December 31, 2002) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 200m and 400m sprints. She won a silver medal in the 400m at the 2019 African Games. She is also the African Youth Champion in the 200 and 400 meters in 2019.

With a time of 21.96 seconds, she holds the National record and the National under 20 record over the 200m, making her the first Nigerian female athlete to run under the 22-second barrier. On April 30, 2022, she ran 10.93s in the 100m at the LSU Invitational in Baton Rouge, LA, becoming the first female NCAA athlete to run sub 22s and sub 11s.

At the age of 16, she competed in the 4 100 m and 4 400 m relays at the 2019 World Relays in Yokohama. She was named female athlete of the meet at the 2019 African U18 and U20 Athletics Championships after winning both the 200 and 400 meters.

In both events, she set her personal best times. At the 2019 Nigerian Championships, she finished second to Patience George and ran the 400 m in under 52 seconds for the first time.

She improved on this time at the African Games, finishing second in 51.68 seconds and qualifying for the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha.

At the African Games, she led the Nigerian team (Kemi Francis, Patience George, Blessing Oladoye, and Favour Ofili) to a gold medal in the women’s 4 x 400 m relay. This earned the young athlete his second senior medal.

She is currently a freshman at Louisiana State University. She held the NCAA collegiate record in the 200m with a time of 21.96 until Abby Steiner broke it at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21.80.

Favour Ofili net worth

Favour Ofili net worth is estimated to be $ 5 million. This she earns from her career as a printer who specializes in the 200m and 400m sprints. She won a silver medal in the 400m at the 2019 African Games. She is also the African Youth Champion in the 200 and 400 meters in 2019.

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