Buhari in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Femi Adeshina said he trusted that Nigerian athletes participating in different events will excel at the competition, surpassing the previous record in Pyeong Chang, South Korea, in 2018, when the nation competed for the first time.
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Long-time International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound made the assertion on Wednesday in London.
A total of 20 athletes competed in the third and final heats of the event on Saturday, but the debuting Adeagbo finished in the last position with a time of 3:36.78 seconds
Brakewoman Omega is part of the trio of Seun Adigun and Ngozi Onwumere, driver and brakewoman respectively who have become West-Africa’s first bobsled team to qualify for the Winter Games.
With a total of 2,925 athletes from 92 countries and regions taking part, the 2018 Winter Olympics set a record for the largest number of competitors ever at the storied event.
The trio, all raised in the U.S., made up the Super Eagles women’s bobsleigh team who will compete in this month’s Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The IOC found evidence of an “unprecedented systematic manipulation” of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country’s athletes in recent months