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Winter Olympics: Nigeria Bobsled Duo Improve Timing In Official Heats

Winter Olympics: Nigeria Bobsled Duo Improve Timing In Official Heats

By Johnny Edward: Nigeria’s bobsled team of Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga finished 20th in official Heats 1 and 2 on Tuesday at the 2018 Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The pair (Adigun and Omeoga), making their official debut at the Winter Olympics, improved on their timing from the official training heats despite finishing bottom in the standings in heat 1 and 2 respectively.

The pair finished with a time of 52.21second in Heat 1 and 52.55 in Heat 2 as against the time of 52.96 and 53.60 seconds recorded in Sunday’s training Heats 3 and 4.

Elana Taylor and Lauren Gibbs came first with a time of 50.52 in Heat 1 while the pair of Mariana Jamaka and Lisa Buckwitz from Germany came second with a time of 50.54.

Jamie Poser and Aja Evans from USA came third with a 50.59 seconds.

In Heat 2, Mariana Jamaka and Lisa Buckwitz from Germany topped with a time of 50.72.Elana Taylor and Lauren Gibbs came second with a time of 50.81

Kallie Humphries and Phylicia George from Canada came third with a time of 50.88.

The Nigerian duo will take part in Heats 3 and 4 on Wednesday.

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