Youth Olympic Games: Rowing Federation intensifies qualification preparations

Posted on Apr 5 2017 - 10:51am by admin

The Nigeria Rowing, Canoe and sailing Federation (NRCSF) says its athletes are making ready arduous to qualify for the  2018 adolescence Olympic games (YOG).

The 2018 YOG would dangle from Oct. 1 to Oct. 6 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Secretary of the federation, Bunmi Oluode,  mentioned on Wednesday, in Lagos, that the united states has the capability to qualify for the games.

Oluode stated that contemporary efficiency of Nigeria on the simply concluded Africa Canoe dash Championships in Morroco, showed that its athletes may compete creditably at excessive profile competitions.

Nigeria received one  gold, 4 silver and a bronze medal at the championship which held from March 30 to April 1 in Casablanca.

“one of the crucial primary causes for attending the competitors was once to arrange our athletes beforehand of the YOG qualifiers with the intention to come up later in the year.

“The preparation is a steady course of and federation is dedicated in making sure that the u . s . qualify for the water situations of the games,” she mentioned.

The YOG is an international multi-sports event, organised by the world Olympic Committee for athletes between the a while of 14 to 18. (NAN)

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