Nigeria's Cheirika Ukogu is desperate to make history at the Rio 2016 Olympics by becoming the first rower to represent the country at the Games,Completesportsnigeria.com
The 23 year old American-born graduate of Stanford University qualified to represent Nigeria at the summer Games in Brazil during the 2015 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta.
Ukogu revealed in an interview with boathouse.com that it has always been her dream to row for Nigeria.
“It is my ultimate goal to be the first Nigerian to row at the Olympic Games," Ukogu began.
"Heading into Rio, it’s a really wonderful opportunity for Nigeria.
“This is the first time we’ve had an athlete at the Olympics in the sport of rowing and I want to make history representing Nigeria.”
She is currently prepping for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Vesper Boathouse at Schuylkill, Philadelphia where she believes will puts her in great position ahead of the Games.PROFITABLE FOREX TRADING; We GUARANTEE 37% weekly profit trading your forex account for you! WhatsApp +2348030797998 - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. How I Permanently Cured My Premature Ejaculation And Low Sperm Count Problem Without Any Side Effects Within 72hrs.And Confidently Last Over 35 Minutes Per Round In Bed.