For the past few days, Chierika Ukogu has been on the lips of Nigerian Sport enthusiasts for her incredible exploits at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Here is a look at 10 things you should know about the Nigerian rower:
1. Chierika Ukogu, fondly called ‘Coco’ was born on October 2, 1992.
At least three Nigerian athletes in the ongoing Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games created records of sorts that will be cherished in a longtime to come.
The trio with records are two table tennis stars, Segun Toriola and Aruna Quadri as well as Rower, Chierika Ukogu.
The 41 year-old Toriola had his...
Team Nigeria’s Chierika Ukogu has qualified for the semi-finals of the Women’s Single Sculls Rowing event at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
For many, the country is gradually itching towards her first medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics and this is coming from an unlikely source.