Tag: MEDAL

IAAF World Championships: Amusan, 4x400m Women Remain Only Hope For Medal, Says Athletics Coach

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IAAF World Championships: Amusan, 4x400m Women Remain Only Hope For Medal, Says Athletics Coach

An athletics statistician, Olalekan Soetan, says Nigeria’s 100m hurdler Oluwatobiloba Amusan and the 4x400m women team remains the only medal prospects for the country at the ongoing World Championships in London. Soetan, also a hurdles coach, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday after the 400m women […]

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Olympics: Nigeria’s Medal Hopes Dim As Brume, Oduduru Falter

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Olympics: Nigeria’s Medal Hopes Dim As Brume, Oduduru Falter

Nigeria’s quest for an Olympic medal continued on a woeful note in the early hours of Thursday after two of the country’s medal hopes, Ese Brume and Ejowvokoghene Oduduru, failed to soar at their separate events. Brume, a track and field athlete who specialises in the long jump and holds the African junior record in […]

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Wrestler Malik Nabs India’s First Rio Medal

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Wrestler Malik Nabs India’s First Rio Medal

Sakshi Malik snared India’s first medal of the Rio Olympics on Wednesday when she claimed bronze in the women’s freestyle wrestling 58kg category. Malik defeated Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan 3-1 in one of two bronze medal matches. “It’s my dream of 12 years come true, I’m so happy,” Malik said. “It’s a very pressurised match […]

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Konyegwachie Backs Ajagba For Medal

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Konyegwachie Backs Ajagba For Medal

National boxing coach Anthony Konyegwachie has vowed to work out a medal for Team Nigeria from the country’s sole entrant to the sport, Efe Ajagba. Joe Lasisi was one of those who questioned the ability of Nigeria to win any medal when he spoke with The PUNCH in the run-up to the Games. Boxing will […]

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Urhobo Casts Doubt Over Okagbare Medal Chances

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Urhobo Casts Doubt Over Okagbare Medal Chances

Former national athletics coach Toni Urhobo has cast doubt over Blessing Okagbare’s medal chances at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Okagbare, who won gold in the 100m and 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow two years ago, will represent Nigeria in the women’s sprint double and 4x100m relay, as well as long jump. Jamaica’s […]

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