Sports Minister hails Taekwondo, Table Tennis Qualifiers

first_img Loading… She is making history at 20 as the second female to fly the Green-White-Green flag in the Olympics since Athens 2004. Read Also:Sports Minister  lifts Junior Olympic Triple Jumper Elizabeth Anyanacho, a 300 level student of Statistics at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, is the current national champion and the 2019 African Games. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong. He said their qualifications have further raised the hope of a good outing at the games. The Minister also reiterated the need to catch athletes at a very young age considering the fact that Anyanacho, who has been part of an active high performance taekwondo programme aimed at producing international champions and Olympians, started Taekwondo at age 15 .Advertisement Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way10 Disney Characters Who Would Make Great Role Models10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?10 Of The Most Powerful Women Across The Globe5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universelast_img read more

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Expo line train hits two people, causes closure

first_imgA Metro train on the Expo line struck two non-USC individuals on bicycles Tuesday night at Jefferson Boulevard and Flower Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department Southwest Division and the USC Department of Public Safety.No information was available at the time of publication about the conditions of the victims.Service on the Expo line was interrupted following the crash between the Jefferson/USC station and the 23rd Street station, according to L.A. Metro, but a bus-shuttle service was set up to transport passengers between the stations during the interruption. The Expo line was reopened just after midnight.Traffic on Jefferson Boulevard between Hope Street and Figueroa Street was also halted following the accident.Teresa Juarez, a South Los Angeles resident, said she and her husband came across one of the victims on scene and called 911.“I didn’t know there was a gentleman on the other side,” Juarez said. “So once we called 911, within a few minutes the paramedics were here and they realized there was another gentleman off on the side and I guess he was worse off, I don’t know, I didn’t see him.”last_img read more

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