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How Nigerian Born Duo Helped #TeamGB Win Last Medal At #Rio2016

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For Christine Ohuruogu, it was an amazing moment as she complimented her Olympic career with a bronze medal win just before the curtain was drawn at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, Brazil.

Christine Ohuruogu

Christine Ohuruogu

For an athlete who won Gold at Beijing 2008 and another Silver in London four years ago, a bronze medal at Rio no doubt was a great career booster.

Born to Nigerian parents, Christine Ohuruogu over the weekend ran the final lap of the 4*400m race making it the first medal for Britain in that category since1992.

It was however not an invidual feat for Ohuruogu, special mention must also be accorded her team mates, Eilidh Doyle, Anyika Onuora and Emily Diamond.

Anyika Onuora and Ohuruogu were two amongst the numerous Nigerian born athletes who flew the flag of Great Britain at Rio as earlier analyzed by BlackBox Nigeria in a special report.

Anyika Onuora

Anyika Onuora

The 4*400m relay race was the last event at the 2016 Olympics and it was the same event which helped the GB squad attain its set target of 66 medals.

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