April 1, 2023



NAWIS hails Amusan, Brume, fees authorities to provide extra world beaters

The Affiliation of Nigerian Ladies in Sports activities (NAWIS) has suggested “authorities in any respect ranges, to commit extra assets in the direction of the invention of extra sporting skills, with a view to nurturing them to turn out to be World beaters”. 

This cost was contained in an announcement, issued by the affiliation to have a good time the eye-catching performances of Workforce Nigeria feminine monitor and subject stars, on the ultimate day of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Portland, Oregon, USA. 

Whereas singling out Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume for his or her brillant podium efficiency, President of NAWIS, Prof. Bola Adeyanju additionally paid glowing tributes to the nation’s ladies 4X100 metres relay workforce for his or her spirited efficiency that noticed them completed 4th within the closing, regardless of qualifying for the championships, because the sixteenth greatest workforce.

The quartet of Pleasure Udo-Gabeiel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha positioned 4th with a time of 42.22 Secs, to erase the previous one 42.39 Secs, additionally set by Nigeria.

“…the teachings herein are that there are nonetheless many different Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume, ready to be found and uncovered to the world. This may solely be attainable if well-meaning people, company Nigeria, and the three tiers of presidency work collectively”, mentioned the NAWIS President.

Tobi Amusan who was 4th on the final Worlds in Doha Qatar, was additionally 4th on the 2020 Tokyo Olympi Video games, held final 12 months in Japan, however final evening she ran a race of her life to turn out to be Nigeria’s first World Champion in Athletics, in a wind assisted time of 12.06 Secs.

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She had earlier damaged the then World File of 12.20 Secs by ending 12:12 Secs in Semifinal, of the ladies’s 100 meters hurdles, and was gifted a cheque of 100 {dollars}, for decreasing the previous world file.

Along with being a World Champion, Pint Dimension Amusan, who hails from Ogun State.

can be the

Commonwealth Champion, in addition to the African & Nigerian File Holder within the Ladies’s 100 metres hurdles.

In the meantime, Ese Brume who gained Nigeria’s solely medal in athletics on the Tokyo Olympic Video games final 12 months, by successful Bronze in Ladies’s Lengthy Soar; upgraded the color of the medal, by taking the Silver in the identical occasion, in Oregon.

Her first leap of seven.02 metres proved to be adequate for the Silver, as Germany’s Olympic Champion, Malaika Mihbo took the Gold with a leap of seven.12 metres.