Olympics- Bound Athlete secures Scholarship

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Nigerian  hope of a great outing in the Rowing  event at the Tokyo  2020 Olympics  has been  given a big boost  with the approval of a month  training scholarship  for Tamaramiyebi Esther and a  year training scholarship for her coach Mrs Regina Enofe in Tunisia.

According  to the Secretary  of the  Rowing Canoe and Sailing Federation  Olubunmi Oluode,  the  scholarship was secured through the International  Olympics  Committee, Nigeria Olympic Committee and the World Rowing Federation.

According  to Oluode” This is a big boost for Nigerian  first female home based qualified  female Rower  and her coach. This would give her ample opportunity  to prepare  well for the Olympics.The training  programme  will grant her access to the best Rowing coaches, access to modern and the best Rowing boats and other equipments.In addition, she will have opportunity to train and compete with already qualified  athletes  from Asia and Africa”

She concluded by saying” This camp will also expose  her  to higher  perfomance to boost her chances of  a great outing  at the Olympics”

The athlete and her coach are already in Tunis for the camping programme from where they will join Team Nigeria in Kizirazu for the final phase of training for the games.

MUHAMMED MANGA
DIRECTOR-PRESS
FMYSD

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