Olympic Games Team Nigeria To Participate In 13 Sports At Paris Olympics

The Sports Ministry has announced that 87 individuals will represent Team Nigeria in 12 sports at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The Ministry’s announcement verifies the breakdown of the athletes as follows:

There are 35 athletes in athletics, 18 in women’s football, 12 in women’s basketball, 6 in wrestling, and 4 in table tennis.

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Other sports include boxing (three athletes), canoeing (two), weightlifting (two), aquatics (two), and cycling (1 participant).

In addition, Nigeria will compete in four Paralympic sports.

The country has a long history of success at the Paralympic Games, winning 40 gold medals, 19 silver medals, and 21 bronze medals for a total of 80 medals.

The country is likely to add to its medal tally in Paris.

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