Nigeria table tennis star Aruna Quadri will be representing Nigeria at the table tennis event of the Olympic Games in Tokyo later this summer.
The 32-year-old secured the qualification by the virtue of his position on the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Olympic qualification ranking as of June 1.
“The International Table Tennis Federation(ITTF) has confirmed the Tokyo Olympic qualification of Africa’s No.1 player Aruna Quadri on the basis of world ranking allocation in the latest June 2021 ITTF Olympics qualification ranking,” ITTF Announced via their official twitter handle
Quadri joins Olajide Omotayo, Edem Offiong, and Funke Oshonaike as Nigeria’s representatives in table tennis at the Olympics.
Tokyo will be Quadri’s third Olympics, having represented the country in London 2012 and Rio 2016.
Quadri is currently the 21st ranked table tennis player in the world.