RIO 2016: Ukogu secured a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Single Sculls Rowing

RIO 2016: Ukogu secured a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Single Sculls Rowing

by Joseph Anthony
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The representative of Team Nigeria, Chierika Ukogu has secured a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Single Sculls Rowing event at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics.

The success of the 24 year old is giving the country the hope of winning her first medal at the 2016 Olympics. She is the first Nigerian to represent the country in Rowing and she seems determined to clinch the Olympics Gold medal.

The athlete is rowing with Rouba Amina from Algeria, her quarter-final African colleague, in the semifinals.

Ukogu is a graduate of Stanford University, a private research university in California, the United States.

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