Abraham Salako
Abraham Salako
Height: 5-8
Year: SO
Hometown: Central Falls, R.I.
High School: Bishop Hendricken
Events: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Weight Throw: 14.85m (2018-19 at Husky Invitational)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the weight throw (14.85m) at the Husky Invitational.
    • Finished 15th in the weight throw (14.38m) at the Beantown Challenge.

High School

  • Attended Bishop Hendricken High School.
  • Earned three varsity letters with the track and field team.
  • Captained his indoor track and field team his senior year.
  • Outdoor State Champion (2016) and Indoor State Champion (2017).

Personal

  • Born September 17, 1999.
  • Son of Daniel and Kudirat Salako.
  • Has a younger brother and a younger sister, Emmanuel and Elizabeth, and two older sisters Victoria and Bukky.
  • Sisters Victoria ('15) and Bukky ('13) both graduated from URI.
  • Chose Rhode Island over Manhattan College and Xavier.
  • Favorite athlete is LeBron James. 
  • Decided on URI because it was close to home. 
  • Majoring in Kinesiology with hopes of becoming a Physical Therapist.