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Nigeria’s First Olympic Rower, Chierika Ukogu Makes History As She Reaches Semi-Final

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Nigeria’s first ever Olympic rower Chierika Ukogu makes history to reach single sculls semifinals.

Before representing Nigeria, the United States based athlete had rowed for Mount St. Joseph Academy and Stanford University.

The 23-year-old qualified for the Olympics in October 2015 at the African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunisia.

Congratulations to her and we’re seriously rooting for her!

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