Nigeria Finally Joins The Olympic Medal Table After Chierika Ukogu Won A Silver In Rowing


Couple of Hours ago, Nigeria finally joined the Rio Olympics medal table, with self-sponsored Chierika ‘Coco’ Ukogu clinching the women’s single silver medal in rowing.

Chierika, who was born on October 2, 1992 in the United States,
is a professional rower.

After initial postponement of the semi-finals due to bad weather,
Ukogu participated in in the first 1000m in the Semifinal C/D1
Single Sculls Rowing event on Friday. She initially finished third with a 4:04.26.

With a total time of 8:18:55, she finished fourth which qualified
her for the finals.

She competed in Final D of women’s Single Sculls Rowing event on Saturday in lane 4.

Chierika finished second in a time of 7:44:76

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