John Akii-Bua bio

Birth Name: John Akii-Bua

Occupation: Hurdler

Place Of Birth: Uganda

Date Of Birth: December3, 1949

Date Of Death: June 20, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Ugandan

John Akii-Bua was born on the 3rd of December, 1949. He was famous for being a Hurdler. Ugandan hurdler remembered for being the first athlete of any kind to win an Olympic gold medal for Uganda. He won the 400-meter hurdles at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, where he set a world record with a time of 47.82 seconds.

John Akii-Bua was born in Uganda. He was coached in hurdling by renowned U.K. athletics coach Malcolm Arnold. He was a police officer in his home country and received a promotion from dictator Idi Amin following his Olympic victory.

John Akii-Bua was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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John Akii-Bua is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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John Akii-Bua was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME:John Akii-Bua
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John Akii-Bua was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: John Akii-Bua was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: John Akii-Bua had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

John Akii-Bua’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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