Chierika Ukogu is making history in Brazil as Nigeria's first ever Rower at the Olympics Photo Credit:

Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing on DAY ONE (August 6th) at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil. You can follow Making of Champions on any of our social media platforms for LIVE TWEETS on Twitter and POSTS on Facebook throughout the day.

Preliminaries Women’s Rowing (Single Sculls) Heat 5

1:30pm – Chierika Ukogu vs. Austria’s Magdalena Lobing

Boxing: Men’s Heavyweight (91kg) Round of 16

11:00pm – African Games Champion, Efe Ajagba vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Nigel Paul.

Live Channel: SuperSport (SS5A) and SuperSport (SS5N)

Preliminary Stage (Women’s Table Tennis Singles)

1:00pm – 2011 African Games Champion, Edem Offiong vs. Fiji’s Sally Yee.

1:45pm – 2015 African Games Bronze medallist, Funke Oshonaike vs. Lebanon’s Mariana Sahakian.

Round 1 (Men’s Table Tennis Singles)

8:45pm – 7 Time Olympian, Segun Toriola vs.Czech’s Dimitry Prokoptsov.

Live Channel: SuperSport (SS2A).

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Funmi Fameso is a Junior Sports Writer at Making of Champions. She is a 2012 Graduate of Lagos State University, where she obtained a BSc in Microbiology. She worked as a Health Centre Laboratory Assistant during her NYSC year and since then she has worked as a Junior Sports Writer for her church’s youth magazine, Kingsword Youth Club Magazine. It was watching the Sydney 2000 Olympics that ignited her passion of sports, most especially Athletics. Sports means three things to her: Passion, Hard Work and Dedication!


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