Team Nigeria’s roster for Paris Olympics announced by Athletics Federation of Nigeria

Tobi Amusan and Team Nigeria

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has announced the athletes who will represent Nigeria at the upcoming Paris Olympics.

Women’s Team Highlights

  • Tobi Amusan: A top hurdler and one of Nigeria’s best hopes for a medal.
  • Favour Ofili: A standout sprinter who will bring significant strength to the team.

Men’s Team Highlights

  • Godson Brume: Known for his speed in track events.
  • Favour Ashe: Another sprinter expected to perform well.
  • Chidi Okezie: A versatile athlete contributing to Nigeria’s track and field efforts.

Events and Categories

Team Nigeria will compete in nine events, including the Mixed 4x400m relay. This wide participation shows the depth and versatility of the Nigerian athletics team.

With a mix of experienced athletes and promising newcomers, Team Nigeria is set to make a strong impact at the Paris Olympics. The AFN’s selection highlights the country’s top talents aiming for success on the global stage.


Men’s 100 m

Favour Ashe
Godson Oghenebrume
Kayinsola Ajayi
Udodi Onwuzurike Men’s 200 m
Emmanuel Bamidele Men’s 400 m
Samuel Ogazi
Chidi Okezie
Edose Ibadin Men’s 800 m
Ezekiel Nathaniel Men’s 400 m hurdles
Men’s 4 × 400 metres relay

Women’s 100 m 

Rosemary Chukwuma
Favour Ofili
Tima Godbless
Favour Ofili Women’s 200 m
Tima Godbless
Ella Onojuvwevwo Women’s 400 m
Esther Joseph
Tobi Amusan Women’s 100 m hurdles
Mixed 4 × 400 metres relay
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi  Men’s shot put
Chinecherem Nnamdi Men’s javelin throw
Temitope Adeshina Women’s high jump
Ruth Usoro Women’s long jump
Ese Brume Women’s Long jump
Prestina Oluchi Ochoogor
Obiageri Amaechi (Women’s discus throw )
Ashley Anumba
Chioma Onyekwere
Oyesade Olatoye Women’s hammer throw
Women’s 4 × 100 metres relay

Mixed 4 × 400 metres relay

Prestina Oluchi Ochoogor

Obiageri Amaechi

Women’s discus throw

Ashley Anumba

Chioma Onyekwere

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