Olympic gold medalists in the History of Nigeria

Olympic gold medalists of Nigeria. What are their names? Olympic Games 2020 - full information. Read an article and find out everything you wanted to know about Olympic Games right now!

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Of all the sporting events taking place in the world, the Olympic Games without exaggeration can be called the most ambitious. Preparing for a competition lasts for more than one year, billions of dollars are spent for the construction, and athletes spend hundreds of hours of grueling training to show the best results in the race for medals and prizes.

11.5 billion dollars was spent for the preparation of new Olympic Games. 7.1 billion - for the construction of 37 new sports facilities around Rio and its suburbs.

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The Olympics will bring together 10,500 athletes who will compete for the 4924 medals. In turn, to witness the main sporting event of the summer, the capital of Brazil will be visited by about half a million foreign tourists. It has sold about 7.5 million tickets before the beginning of the Olympic Games.

Since Rio de Janeiro is considered one of the most criminal cities in the world, on the streets of the capital more than 85 000 employees of security service will work all day long. It is two times more the number of security during the last Summer Olympics in London. 895 million dollars was spent on it.

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In addition, the researchers calculated that during the Olympic Games international organizations lose about 5.4 billion dollars, as 72% of employees of large companies have admitted that they plan to follow the progress of the competition, even during their working day and it is about 3.6 billion people.

Nigerian Olympic champions:

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  1. Daniel Amokachi
  2. Chioma Ajunwa
  3. Emmanuel Amunike
  4. Tijani Babangida
  5. Nduka Awazie
  6. Emmanuel Babayaro
  7. Celestine Babayaro
  8. Sunday Bada
  9. Clement Chukwu
  10. Jo Bonfrere
  11. Teslim Fatusi
  12. Victor Ikpeba
  13. Fidelis Gadzama
  14. Nwankwo Kanu
  15. Dosu Joseph
  16. Jude Monye
  17. Garba Lawal
  18. Kingsley Obiekwu
  19. Abiodun Obafemi
  20. Jay-Jay Okocha
  21. Uche Okechukwu
  22. Mobi Oparaku
  23. Sunday Oliseh
  24. Wilson Oruma
  25. Enefiok Udo-Obong
  26. Taribo West

Olympic Games 2020

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At the 129th session the IOC or International Olympic Committee has already approved the inclusion of five brand new sports in the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

Sports, which will be presented in the capital of Japan, are: baseball (women softball), karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.

The Organizing Committee of the Games in 2020 in Tokyo has offered all five of these sports, all of which were accepted by the IOC. And the inclusion skateboarding competitions which will take place in different urban areas, and also climbing, have been made to attract young boys and girls to the Olympic Games and it reflects the sport trend of urbanization.

blessing okagbare

Nigerian sportsmen are going to participate in different competitions. Let’s wish them luck! We are the champions!

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