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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation
Nkemdilim Nwaokolo
Nkemdilim Nwaokolo
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minn.
High School: Champlin Park
Position: Throws

Career Best Marks



Shot Put (Indoor)

12.67 meters

Shot Put (Outdoor)

12.31 meters

Weight Throw (Indoor)

17.60 meters

Hammer Throw (Outdoor)

49.95 meters

Discus (Outdoor)

40.61 meters



  • All-American in the indoor weight throw (7th, 17.46 meters)
  • UAA Champion in the indoor weight throw, indoor shot put, outdoor shot put, outdoor hammer throw and outdoor discus
  • UAA Indoor and Outdoor Most Outstanding Performer (Field)
  • Posted the top marks on the team in the indoor shot put (12.67 meters), indoor weight throw (17.60 meters), outdoor shot put (12.31 meters), outdoor discus (39.99 meters) and outdoor hammer throw (49.95 meters)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (1/19, 2/9)


  • UAA champion and All-UAA selection in the indoor weight throw and the indoor shot put
  • UAA champion in the outdoor discus (39.56 meters)
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor shot put and outdoor hammer throw
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (4/7, 4/21)


  • Four-time UAA Champion in the outdoor shot put, outdoor discus, indoor weight throw and indoor shot put
  • UAA Rookie of the Year in the outdoor and indoor seasons
  • All-UAA Team in the outdoor hammer throw


  • Major: Biology