Abiola Ogunbanwo Becomes First Nigerian Woman To Finish 100 Meters Swimming Freestyle Under A Minute

17-year-old Abiola Ogunbanwo has set a new national record by becoming the first Nigerian woman to finish the 100 meters swimming freestyle under a minute.

She achieved the feat on the 28th of July 2021 at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre during the Tokyo Olympics in Japan having won Heat 1 of the swimming event in 59.74 seconds.

With the feat, she has broken a longstanding Nigerian record of 1:00.50 set by Ngozi Monu, which had served as the benchmark since 2007.

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Aruna Quadri Becomes Highest-Rated African Table Tennis Player [2021]

Team Nigeria captain, Aruna Quadri, has emerged the highest-rated African table tennis player.

The Nigerian has been seeded number 15 among the players in the men’s singles competition of the table tennis event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Maduka Okoye Voted Best Player Of The Season At Sparta Rotterdam [2020/2021]

Maduka Okoye has been voted the best player of the 2020/2021 season at Sparta Rotterdam in the Eredivisie, the top flight of Dutch professional football.

The Super Eagles goalkeeper featured in 28 league matches for Sparta Rotterdam and had 10 clean sheets with a 68% save rate. He also saved one of the three penalties that he faced and made just two errors leading to a goal throughout the season.

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