Winnie Gofit of the Nigerian military will fly the national flag in the 70kg weight class of the ongoing Suzuki World Judo Championships protecting in Budapest, Hungary.
Winnie, who is the present Judo national champion in the 70kg category, lately clinched the Gold medal in the African Wrestling Championships in Marrakesh, Morocco.
in the meantime, fellow compatriot and instruct, Catherine Ewa-Ekuta, shall be contesting to be the Africa consultant on the Athletes’ commission of the global Judo Federation.
educate Ewa, a pro Judo athlete, represented Nigeria on the 2004 Olympics in Athens and received three medals on the All African video games within the 57kg class.
in step with a remark by using the Nigeria Judo Federation on Tuesday, Timothy Nsirim, President of the body, wished the duo success in their endeavours in Budapest.
Nsirim also congratulated Ralph Ubah of the Nigeria Police drive for winning a bronze at the just-concluded World Police video games in the U. S.