The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nwankwo, 16, hails from Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state and won the medal in the 53 kg category of the Games.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, donated his one month salary to the elite athlete development grant midwifed by the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc in Abuja, while two youth athletes from Wrestling and…
The Co-ordinating Coach of KCCN, Abduul-Malik Mohammed, disclosed this to newsmen at the In-House Mini Teakwando’s Pomsae/Gyorugi Championships for kids in Abuja.
A country can have a maximum of three men and three women athletes, with one athlete maximum per weight category.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ajayi had produced a late rally to land her trademark head-kick and stun Adaeze Amalume of Abia State 13-12 in the semi-final.
Binga had emerged president of the Board of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation on June 12, but the election was nullified by the electoral appeals committee.
After missing out from the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in China and managing to make it to the Grand Prix in Astana, Kazakhstan last month, Nigeria’s Chika Chukwumerije, has been listed among the top athletes in the world…
Chukwumerije said: "We went for an international training camp that was organised by my Foundation - Chika Chukwumerije Foundation. It was for 22 days and the purpose was to expose our athletes and for them to gain more experience.