‘I Am Fine:’ Enekwechi Focused On Shot Put Final After Viral Video

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Enekwechi is a three-time nationwide champion and two-time African champion. Photo: [email protected]

 

Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi says he’s undeterred in his quest for a medal on the Tokyo Games after he shared a video of himself washing his “only” jersey forward of his subsequent outing. 

The US-based shot-putter grabbed headlines on Tuesday after he posted a video of himself washing his jersey in a sink underneath operating faucet water.

“When you made the Olympic Finals, but you only have one jersey,” he captioned the now-deleted TikTook video which went viral and sparked debates concerning the welfare of Nigeria’s contingent to Japan.

But on Wednesday, Enekwechi assured Nigerians that the event has not affected his preparations for the shot put finals the place he’s anticipated to make a podium end.

“Nigerians I am fine. I am glad I made the finals and happy to represent Nigeria. Don’t worry about unnecessary distraction!” he posted on his Instagram tales.

“Everything is sorted out and I am focused on competing tomorrow and being at my best,” the three-time nationwide champion and two-time African champion added.

The shot put last on the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled for Friday, August 5, and Enekwechi is predicted so as to add to Nigeria’s medal haul within the sports activities fiesta.

Nigeria’s sports activities ministry in addition to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are but to touch upon the matter as of the time of this report.

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A mixture of photographs from the protest of the disqualified Nigerian athletes in Tokyo, Japan. Photos: Facebook – Kuti Dare Gattuso

 

Enekwechi is the newest amongst Nigerian athletes to offer perception concerning the nation’s sports activities directors concerning the nation’s mishaps on the Tokyo Olympics.

D’ Tigers ahead Chimezie Metu additionally faulted the ministry of sports activities and the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) for the workforce’s outing in Tokyo.

The 24-year-old in a social media submit claimed that the workforce was distracted by many “off-the-court” issues which finally affected their performances.

Something To Cheer About

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A mixture of file photographs of Olympic medalists, Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume.

 

It hasn’t all been complaints and embarrassment in Japan, nevertheless, because the nation received two medals – one bronze and silver – On Tuesday.

Ese Brume had received bronze in lengthy leap to place Nigeria on the medals desk after a sequence of close to misses within the earlier week.

She leaped a greatest leap of 6.97m behind Germany’s Malaika Mihambo and Brittney Reese of the United States of America who claimed the gold and silver medals respectively.

Blessing Oborududu additionally claimed silver within the ladies’s freestyle 68kg wrestling, bringing extra cheering information to the nation.

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