African Athletes Bring Warm Competition to Winter Olympic Games
As one of the world's hottest continents, Africa lacks the climate for winter sports such as skiing, bobsleigh and snowboarding. Despite this disadvantage, competitors from a record number of African nations are in Pyeongchang, South Korea. From Kenya's Sabrina Simader, Madagascar's Mialitiana Clerc, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong, South Africa's sole competitor Alpine ski racer, Connor Wilson, Nigeria's first female skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo, Samir Azzimani of Morocco and Togo's Alessia Afi Dipol, watch the continent's best as they hope to take home at least one of the 102 medals up for grabs.
Premium Times, 12 February 2018
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Sascoc, 9 February 2018
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Nigeria's Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga made history by being the first bobsled team from the African continent to qualify for the Winter Olympics starting on ... Read more »
Skier Sabrina Wanjiku Simader has arrived in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang, ready to make history. She qualified for the Pyeongchang Winter Games in 2017 during the World ... Read more »
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.