Oshonaike, Omotayo, Eke return home, Toko, Offiong march on

Site Login

Lost your password? (close)

Flowbaze.ng

Welcome, Guest: Join Flowbaze.ng / / Advertise / Privacy / Recent / Terms and Conditions / News
Stats: 1 members, 6558 topics. Date: Tuesday, 26th October 2021

 

Oshonaike, Omotayo, Eke return home, Toko, Offiong march on

Flowbaze.ng Forum / Oshonaike, Omotayo, Eke return home, Toko, Offiong march on / Category / 9Jaflavour Sports / Oshonaike, Omotayo, Eke return home, Toko, Offiong march on (0 Views)

(0) (Reply)

Oshonaike, Omotayo, Eke return home, Toko, Offiong march on by : 3:16 am On July 26, 2021

Olufunke Oshonaike. Photo: AFP

It is the fifth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but already, five Nigerian athletes have been eliminated from the competition. Three of them are expected to leave the Games Village two days after their ouster.

Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Uche Eke could not make it to the second round of their competitions on day one of the Games and according to the rules, they have 48 hours to vacate the Games Village.

In table tennis, Oshonaike lost 1-4 to Liu Juan of the United States, while Omotayo was beaten 0-4 by Portugal’s Tiago Apolonia.

In gymnastics, Nigeria’s entrant, Uche Eke, failed to make the second round as his apparatus results and all-round score of 74.765 could not take him beyond the preliminary round.

Nigeria’s rower, Esther Toko, finished third on the Olympics rating, which qualified her for the Final E of the women’s Single Sculls. She clocked a time of 9:07.70 seconds in the semi-finals E/F. However, she is not in contention for a medal in the event, as she had earlier failed in her heat on the opening day.

She had earlier finished fourth in 9:07.54s in the preliminary round, which was only good enough for the fourth position. It knocked her out of contention for the available two spots in the race for medals. But it also gave her the opportunity to fight for a good final placement, which will earn her enough points for future competitions.

It has not all been doom for Team Nigeria as Edem Offiong beat her first round opponent to qualify for the second round of the women’s table tennis.

Edem defeated Dora Madarasz 4-1 (11-8 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-4) to advance to the second round.



Reply


(0) (Reply)

Manchester United Are Still Weighing There Options Whether To Sack Solskjær Or Not / He’s Willing To Break A Personal Rule, A Decision On Ronaldo Has Been Made But It Will Cost Manchester United / Borussia Dortmund Could Be Without Erling Haaland Until 2022 / Antonio Conte Will Change His Mind Amid Manchester United Job / Rumours: Rangers To Strike Deal With Nigeria For Balogun & Aribo Ahead Of Afcon /  

Sections: 9Jaflavour Sports (2479) Guardian News (1321) Sunnewsonline (2742) Wrestlingheadlines (923)

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Flowbaze.ng - Copyright © 2016 - Pedro Great. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise.
Disclaimer: Every member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on this Forum.