Paul Kehinde Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Family, Death Pictures

Paul Kehinde born on 7 July 1988, was a Nigerian Para powerlifter. He was born in Epe, in Lagos state, Nigeria. He competed in the men’s 65 kg class and also occasionally in the 72 kg class. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games he competed in the men’s 72 kg event where he won a gold medal.

Paul Kehinde Biography Net Worth

Paul Kehinde Career

Paul Kehinde started his career as a powerlifter in 2011. He competed in and won the silver medal in the world championships.

In 2014, Paul Kehinde competed in the Commonwealth Games and finished as a gold medalist in the competition.

In 2015, Paul Kehinde competed in the Malaysia World Cup and All Africa Games where he finished as a gold medalist in both competitions. He also set an African record of 214 kg at the All African Games.

Paul Kehinde represented Nigeria at 2016 Rio Paralympics. He broke the world record by lifting 218 kg & 220 kg.

Paul Kehinde won gold medal and broke world record by lifting 220.5 kg and 221kg in the 2017 Mexico World Championships and 2018 World Para-Power lifting Championships, Fazza, Dubia respectively.

Paul Kehinde Biography Net Worth

In 2018, Paul Kehinde won the silver and gold medal in the Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia and African Para-Power lifting Championships respectively by lifting 65+kg.

Paul Kehinde was a silver medalist at the Nigerian National Sports Festival.

In 2021, Paul Kehinde was issued a 30-month ban for committing an anti-doping rule violation by the International Paralympic Committee.

Paul Kehinde Net Worth

Paul Kehinde net worth was estimated to be $5 million.

Paul Kehinde Death

Kehinde died at the age of 33 on Thursday after a brief illness.

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