Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan finished 4th in the 100m Hurdles final at the ongoing 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
She was one of Nigeria’s hopeful for a medal and narrowly missed the chance to be on the podium yet again.
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn finished with a time of 12.37 seconds to win gold.
Kendra Harrison of the USA and Jamaica’s Megan Tapper won silver and bronze respectively.
It is disappointing for the Nigerian delegates as Amusan finished 4th after winning the heat and semifinal races.
Just a day before, Enoch Adegoke had a sad finish to his tournament because he pulled a hamstring while running in the final.
Nigeria continues to find her first medal at the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo.
She is one of Nigeria’s favorite to win a medal but now has fallen short just like she did at Rio 2016.
Ese Brume, another Nigerian fighting to get a medal will be participating in the Long jump.
Blessing Oborududu is another medal hopeful for Nigeria in wrestling.
The Nigerian Men’s basketball team also didn’t live up to expectation after losing all the games.
This is like the best team representing Nigeria because they have a lot of NBA players in the team.
Nigeria’s outing in Tokyo 2020 has been bad with some athletes protesting their non-participation.
New update on Okagbare is that she took the human growth hormone intravenously, that is to say it wasn’t a mistake.
More investigations are said to be carried out to determine what happened and how she got here.
There is a lot to learn from this outing, and the Athletics committee has to start work right now.
In conclusion, the Nigerian representatives might not win a medal and it is a loss for the whole sports ministry.
The athletes will be happy