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Enekwechi seeks for help, not distractions, as he appears to make Olympic historical past | The Guardian Nigeria Information

Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi competes within the males’s shot put qualification through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Picture by Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP

Shot putter Chukwuebuka Enekwechi has appealed to Nigerians to get behind him as he bids for a spot in Nigeria’s Olympics historical past books.

Enekwechi shall be competing within the finals of the shot put occasion on Thursday and the 28-year-old is hoping to change into the primary Nigerian man in monitor and area to win a person medal on the Olympics.

Ranked among the many prime 12 within the occasion earlier than the Olympics, Enekwechi made historical past on Tuesday when he grew to become the primary Nigerian to qualify for the ultimate of the shot put and now desires to deal with making additional historical past.

In a put up on his Fb web page, the 2019 World Athletics Championship finalist says he’s not solely comfortable to characterize Nigeria but in addition focussed on Thursday’s last.

“Nigerians I’m positive. I’m glad I made the finals and comfortable to characterize Nigeria. Don’t fear about pointless distractions,” stated the Nigeria report holder.

Enekwechi says he has loved great help from everybody on the Video games and his solely focus now is an effective outing within the last.

He stated: “Every little thing is sorted out and I’m focussed on competing tomorrow (Thursday) and being at my greatest.”

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