Nigeria’s Golden Bobsled Girls of Winter Olympics arrive Lagos
The golden girls. The crew of Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga and Seun Adigun
London, Jan. 1, 2018 (AltAfrika)-The Nigerian Women’s Bobsled team who made history by qualifying for the Winter Olympics have arrived Nigeria.
Bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled. The timed runs are combined to calculate the final score
welcome of the team to Nigeria at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos, on Thursday Morning.
The ladies will be the first ever Nigerian team at the Winter Olympics when the compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea.
The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9 February to 25 February.
The history-making ladies defied the odds to qualify for the Winter Olympics mostly through personal efforts and corporate support but have now been recognised by the government.