Nigerian women’s Bobsled optimistic to win medal at 2018 Winter Olympics


Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team Target Winter Olympics Medal shared by

The Nigerian women’s Bobsled and Skeleton team are optimistic they can win a medal at the forthcoming the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea (CSN)reports.

Bobsled is a winter sport which comprises of a minimum of two and maximum of four teammates that make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled. The timed runs are combined to calculate the final score.

Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga and Seun Adigun will represent Nigeria in the country’s first ever appearance in the sport at the 2018 Winter Olympic which will hold from the 9th of February to 25th February.

While Simi Adeagbo, who is the first African female Skeleton competitor, will also represent Nigeria at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.