1. Mark Henry Mark Jerrold Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler. Mark Henry is known as The World’s Strongest Man in WWE. He’s a former Olympic weightlifter, has broken several records in weightlifting.
Ahead of the the Tokyo Olympic scheduled to start from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, Athletes from various nations have been putting finishing touches on their preparations. With warm up events and competitions taking places all over the nation, Nigeria is not left out of the preparation and yesterday blessing Okagbare gave the country some real hope.
Chioma Ajunwa is a Nigerian lady that has represented the country in both football and athletic events. She represented Nigeria in women's Long jump in the 1996 Olympics. She became the first Nigerian to win an Olympic gold medal due to her performance at the event. Chioma is equally good at 100 and 200 metres race.
An Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, and a world medalist in the 200 meters Blessing Okagbare has become the 2nd fastest woman in the world after breaking a record in a track and field event. She is a specialist in long jumping and short sprints.
If you are conversant with Olympic tournaments, you might have noticed a common habit of Gold winners biting into their medal. You would probably think they are just doing it for fun or because they are happy, but that is far from the main reason. In ancient times, when winners are awarded with a gold medal, they tend to bite the medal to confirm the authenticity of the medal.
Blessing Okagbare-Otegheri is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specializes in long jumping and short sprints. She is an Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, who lives in Texas, and a world medalist in the 200 meters. She also holds the Women’s 100 meters Commonwealth Games record for the fastest time at 10.85 seconds.
Okagbare, from Nigeria, is now the world's second-fastest woman. After finishing 10.62 at the national Olympic trials in Lagos, Nigerian track and field athlete Okagbare has become the world's second-fastest woman. Okagbare set a new meet record with her impressive 10.62 second run, since no other woman has ever won the race under 11 seconds.
This year marks the 25 years anniversary of Chioma Ajunwa's victory as as a gold medalist at the 1996 Summer Olympic games.Chioma Ajunwa, now Dr. Chioma Ajunwa-Opara (ACP) is a former Nigerian athlete who specialized in the long jump.She became famous after she became the only athlete in Nigeria to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympic in Atlanta.
Dreams really do come true, all you have to do is believe in that dream of yours and work towards making it a reality. Uche Eke is a Nigerian gymnast whose dream has been to represent his fatherland at the Olympics. While speaking to BBC News Africa after he won Gold at the 2019 All-African Games, Uche said: “I’m striving to be Nigeria’s first Olympic gymnast,” a statement that has now become a reality.
Prior to Wales and Switzerland match this afternoon a very hilarious scene was noticed and it has gotten fans talking on social media platform. Wales locked horn with Switzerland at the Baku Olympic stadium, and the game ended in a stalemate which mean both teams shared one point each between themselves.
Today I decide to select 5 American actors who are well known across the world because of their achievements in the movie industry. 1.Dwyane Johnson ( The Rock) Dwyane Johnson is now known as the world best actor and also the most popular and likable human being on earth, Dwyane Johnson is known all over the world because of the role he had been acting in his movie and his time at WWE.
We know them as talented actors and TV stars, but it turns out that they have an amazing sports career. Actors like Tommy Lee Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Terry Crews, and others have won athletic achievements, records, and medals in the most prestigious competitions before they became famous for their performances.
Kylie Jenner is surrounded by many quirky people but none of them can really match her father, Bruce Jenner.As a matter of fact, you can't even call him her dad because he's not a man anymore.The legendary athlete who won an Olympic gold medal in 1976 was regarded as one of the most sought after men of the 70's and 80's thanks to his perceived manliness but over the last decade, Bruce decided to switch his gender to become female and now he's a designated transgender woman who goes by the name Caitlin.
Nigeria sprinter Blessing Okagbare has bagged a Masters degree from the Texas Tech University, USA.The 32-year-old Olympic medallist, who grew up in the streets of Sapele, graduated with a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies, years after bagging a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas.
Ese brume has proven to be a hero when it comes to long jump as she jumps an astonishing distance of 7.17m , which happens to be the farthest any woman has jumped this year and thereby breaking Chioma Ajunwa's 25-years record that was attained in the 1996 Olympics that got Chioma a gold medal.
Taekwondo one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world is the art of self-defense techniques characterized by punching and kicking techniques, which also involves head-height kicks, jumping spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques originated from Korea. However, Taekwondo fighters are divided into multiple sports classes depending on the nature and degree of impairment.
You must have noticed that Olympic winner's have this general attitude of biting Their gold medal each time they are given.This is the reason why.Olympics gold medals is said not to be made of pure gold.CNN reported that Olympic gold medals are actually made of 494g of silver and 6g of gold.
Olympic medalist and Chairman of Remo Sports Development Council, Chief Falilat Ogunkoya (MON) has opened up on the importance of the council to talent discovery. She disclosed this during a media visit to Super FM, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State on Thursday, June 3, 2021.
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Hon Daniel Igali has expressed optimism of winning medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.According to the Bayelsa State Sports Commissioner, plans have been made to have solid preparation for the event in Tokyo."This weekend we will be going to camp in Bayelsa.
This year marks a special year in the life of Olympic Gold medalist; Chioma Ajunwa.It marks the 25th anniversary of her Olympic gold-winning in the year 1996 Chioma Ajunwa, now Dr. Chioma Ajunwa-Opara (ACP), is a former Nigerian long jump specialist.She gained notoriety as the first Nigerian competitor to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.