Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing on DAY EIGHT (August 13th) 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.


Women’s 400m (Heat 1)

3:00pm – Nigerian Champion, Patience Okon George vs. Jamaica’s Stephanie Ann Mcpherson.

Women’s 400m (Heat 3)

3:14pm – Magaret Bamgbose vs. USA’s Phyllis Francis and Bahrain’s Kemi Adekoya

Women’s 400m (Heat 7)

3:42pm – Omolara Omotosho vs. Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson and Zambia’s Kabange Mupopo.

Women’s Heptathlon Long Jump (Group B)

3:45pm – Nigerian Record holder, Uhunoma Osazuwa vs Great Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton.

Men’s 100m Round 1

4:00pm – Nigerian Champion, Seye Ogunlewe vs. Yet to be determined participants.

Women’s 100m Semifinal 3

1:14am – Nigerian Champion, Blessing Okagbare vs. Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson vs. USA’s English Gardner vs. Great Britain’s Desiree Henry


Women’s Singles sculls (FINAL D)

1:40pm – Chierika Ukogu vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Felice Chow.

Channel: SuperSport (SS6A)


Men’s Football (Quaterfinals)

8:00pm – Nigeria vs. Denmark

Channel: SuperSport (SS9)


Men’s Super Heavyweight (Over 91kg Quaterfinals)

11:30pm – Efe Ajagba vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Nigel Paul

Channel: SuperSport (SS13)


Men’s Basketball (Group B)

2:30am – Nigeria D’Tigers vs. Croatia

Channel: SuperSport (SS7N, SS7A)

Picks of the day from other Countries

Men’s 400m Semifinal 1

12:30am – Olympic Champion, Kirani James vs. USA’s Lashawn Merritt vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Lalonde Gordon vs. Dominican Republic Luguelin Santos.

Men’s 400m Semifinal 2  

12:37am – World Champion, Wayde Van Niekerk vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Machel Cedenio vs. USA’s David Veeburg vs. African Champion Baboloki Thebe vs. World Junior Champion, Abdalelah Haroun

Women’s 100m Semifinal 1

1:00am – African Champion, Murielle Ahoure vs. USA’s Tori Bowie vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle Lee-Ahye vs. Jamaica’s Christinia Williams.

Women’s 100m Semifinal 2

1:07am – Olympic Champion, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce vs. World Silver medallist, Dafne Schippers vs. USA’s Tianna Bartoletta.

NOTE: All  Athletics events can be watched LIVE on SuperSport (SS4).

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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