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Tokyo Olympics: Enekwechi in Shot Put final

August 3, 2021
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

Team Nigeria have gotten another opportunity to win medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games after Chukwuebuka Enekwechi scaled through to qualify Shot Put final.

The 28-year-old made it to the final of the men’s Shot Put event after he launched his implement to a mark of 21.16m on Tuesday afternoon.

His mark was enough to place him 4th in the race and to hand him one of the non-automatic qualifying spots for the final.

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The 2018 Commonwealth Games Silver medallist and reigning African Champion in the shot put will now battle for a medal in the men’s final billed to hold on Thursday.

It has been a great Tuesday tor Team Nigeria at the rescheduled Games in the Japanese capital as the team have bagged two medals.

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