Lawrence Okoye

Lawrence Okoye

Athletics

  • Event Discus
  • Date of Birth 06/10/1991
  • Born Croydon, London

BIOGRAPHY

Lawrence Okoye first began training full-time for the discus in 2010, after a promising career in rugby, where he played as a wing for the academy sides at London Irish and Wasps.

He made his Olympic Games debut in London 2012, finishing in 12th place with a throw of 61.03m in the final.

In 2013, Lawrence expressed his interest in playing in the NFL, and his American football career has since seen him be signed by teams including the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Jets.

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