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July 23, 2024
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Athletics Federation of Nigeria Announces 35 Athletes for 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris

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The governing body for the sports of athletics in Nigeria, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has announced the list of athletes competing for Nigeria in track and field at the upcoming 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris (July 26 – August 10).

35 athletes will compete in various disciplines including the 100m, 200m, 100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, 400m, 800m, shot put, discus, hammer throw, javelin, and four out of the five relay races.

This selection features Nigeria’s top performers who have impressed in recent competitions and aim to deliver their best in Paris. Leading the charge are Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume, and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi. For the 100m, the men’s category will see Favour Ashe, Godson Brume, and Kayinsola Ajayi, while Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, and Tima Godbless will represent Nigeria in the women’s race.

See the full list below:

Men’s 100m

  • Favour Ashe
  • Godson Brume
  • Kayinsola Ajayi

Men’s 200m

Men’s 400m

Men’s 800m

Men’s 400mH

Men’s Javelin

Men’s Shot Put

Men’s 4x100m

  • Alaba Akintola
  • Favour Ashe
  • Godson Brume
  • Kayinsola Ajayi
  • Udodi Onwuzurike
  • Usheoritse Itesekiri

Men’s 4x400m

  • Chidi Okezie
  • Dubem Amene
  • Dubem Nwachukwu
  • Ifeanyi Ojeli
  • Samuet Ogaz

Women’s 100m

  • Favour Ofili
  • Rosemary Chukwuma
  • Tima Godbless

Women’s 200m

Women’s 400m

  • Ella Onojuvwevwo
  • Esther Elo Joseph

Women’s 100mH

Women’s Long Jump

  • Ese Brume
  • Ruth Usoro
  • Prestina Ochonogor

Women’s High Jump

Women’s Hammer

Women’s Discus

  • Ashley Anumba
  • Chioma Onyekwere
  • Obiageri Amaechi

Women’s 4x100m

  • Favour Ofili
  • Justina Eyakpobeyan
  • Olayinka Olajide
  • Rosemary Chukwuma
  • Tima Godbless



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