Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing on DAY NINE (August 14th) 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 (Semifinal 1)

12:35am – Magaret Bamgbose vs. Jamaica’s Stephenie Ann Mcpherson vs. USA’s Phyllis Francis vs. Bahrain’s Kemi Adekoya vs. Great Britain’s Christine Ohuruogu.

Channel: SuperSport (SS4).

Women’s 400m (Semifinal 3)

12:49am – Nigerian Champion, Patience Okon George vs. USA’s Allyson Felix vs. Bahamas Shaunae Miller vs. Zambia’s Kabange Mupopo vs. Jamaica’s Christine Day.

Channel: SuperSport (SS4)


Women’s Over 75kg (Group A)

11:00pm – Mariam Usman vs. Yet to be determined participants.

Channel: SuperSport (SS7N, SS7A)

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Men’s 100m Semifinal 1

1:00am – African Champion, Youssef Meite vs. South Africa’s Akani Simbine vs. China’s Xie Zhenye vs. Jamaica’s Nickel Ashmeade vs. USA’s Marvin Bracy

Men’s 100m Semifinal 2  

1:07am – Olympic Champion, Usain Bolt vs. Canada’s Andre De Grasse vs. Bahrain’s Andrew Fisher vs. Great Britain’s Chijindu Ujah vs. USA’s Travon Brommel.

Men’s 100m Semifinal 3

1:13am – USA’s Justin Gatlin vs. Jamaica’s Yohan Blake vs. Bahrain’s Kemarly Brown vs. China’s Su Bingtian

Men’s 400m FINAL

2:00am – Olympic Champion, Kirani James vs. World Champion, Wayde Van Niekerk vs. USA’s Lashawn Merritt vs. Trinidad and Tobago’s Machel Cedenio

Men’s 100m FINAL

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

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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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