Nigeria’s Women Bobsled Team Qualify For 2018 Winter Olympic
Nigeria is going to the Winter Olympics for the first time and will be represented by Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga as they qualified for the bobsled event in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The 3-woman team had completed five required races to qualify, in which the fifth race was done on Wednesday. This makes them the first ever African representatives, men or women, to qualify for the Olympic Winter Games in the sport of Bobsled.
Visa has announced plans to help solidify the team’s trip to the Olympic Winter Games after been inspired by the ladies story and determination to make Winter Olympic history.
The women of the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team joins Team Visa’s diverse roster of athletes, which includes: Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), Chloe Kim (USA), Gus Kenworthy (USA), Hilary Knight (USA), Oksana Masters (USA), Mark McMorris (Canada), Lee Sang-Hwa (South Korea), Kamil Stoch (Poland) and others.