Bolade Jinadu
Bolade  Jinadu

RS Sophomore

Prior Lake, Minn.

High School:
Prior Lake HS




Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight


Virginia Challenge Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday


Gophers Win Nine Events at Holst Invitational

Minnesota competed at the Holst Invitational hosted by Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday


Golding Breaks Hurdle Record

Kimberly Golding broke Minnesota's program record in the 100-meter hurdles to lead the Gophers at the UCLA Legends Invite Saturday


Gophers Win Five Titles at Parents Day Invite

Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday


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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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 (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 25.69 Iowa State Classic (2/12/16)
400m 57.22 Iowa State Classic (2/13/16)
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)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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