Bolade Jinadu
Bolade  Jinadu

RS Sophomore

Prior Lake, Minn.

High School:
Prior Lake HS




Gophers Win Team Crown at KU Relays

Minnesota won 10 event titles to edge host Kansas for the team title at the KU Relays Quadrangular Saturday


Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic


Gophers Win Five Titles on West Coast

Minnesota wrapped up the UCLA Legends Invitational with four more titles on day two of the meet


Gophers Win Four Events at Bulls Invite

Minnesota wrapped up its spring break training trip in Tampa, Fla., on day two of the USF Bulls Invitational Saturday


Records Fall on B1G Day One

Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship


Women Track at Minnesota Open

Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet


Bolade Jinadu

Photos of track and field student athlete Bolade Jinadu.

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran 14 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 4x400m relay • ran career bests in the 200m (24.84) and 400m (55.64) at the Music City Challenge • placed 16th in the 400m (56.00) at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the winning 4x400m relay team at the Music City Challenge, running 3:39.59 to rank fifth in program history • ran on winning 4x400m relay team (3:44.23) at Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 12 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • ran career-best times in the 200m (25.69) and 400m (57.22) at the ISU Classic • placed 24th in the 400m (57.57) at the Big Ten Championship • won the 400m (57.32) at the Parents Day Invite • ran on the first-place 4x400m relay team at both the Minnesota Open (3:53.74) and Parents Day Invite (3:58.02).

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • won both the 200m (24.86) and the 400m (56.58) in career-best times at the Holst Invitational • won the 200m at the Tommie Twilight (25.14).

2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Prior Lake High School • member of Minnesota Class AA state champion 4x200m relay team as a junior and state runner-up 4x200m relay team as a senior • 2013 all-state and all-conference honoree • finished fifth in state in 200m and 4x400m relay in 2014 • team placed sixth as a sophomore, third as a junior and fifth as a senior at the Minnesota Class AA state meet • member of Prior Lake's school record-holding 4x100m relay team.

Personal: Born March 8, 1996 • daughter of Maria Santos • has three siblings, Bolaji, Bolanle and Babs • given name is Maryam Jinadu • intends to major in chemistry.

Jinadu's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 24.84 Music City Challenge (2/10/17)
400m 55.64 Music City Challenge (2/11/17)
Jinadu's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
100m 12.70 (UA) Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
200m 24.86 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)
400m 56.58 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)


Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record


Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday.

Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester


Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday.

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College


Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night.

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