RIO 2016: Nigerian Rower, Chierika Ukogu Made It To The Final


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After initial postponement of the semi-finals due to bad weather, Ukogu in the first 1000m in the Semifinal C/D1 Single Sculls Rowing event on Friday, August 12.

She initially finished third with a 4:04.26
With a total time of 8:18:55, she finished fourth which qualified her for the finals.

She will be competing in Final D of women’s Single Sculls Rowing event on Saturday, August 13 she will be in lane 4.

She took to Twitter to express her delight writing; “I honored all the training I’ve done over the past 18 months today, finished 4th in semis today and I’ll be racing in the D final tomorrow.

“THANK YOU! I surpassed my sponsorship goals, and I am also ready to race the D-final tomorrow.”



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