Here Are The Nigerians Representing The Country At The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The Rio 2016 Paralympics event have started in Rio and we’re super excited to see the Nigerians who are flying the country’s flag at the events in Brazil.

Image: Upload VR

Image: Upload VR


#TeamNigeria is going to be present at the Olympics competing in 3 out of 22 events between September 7th to September 18th.

Here are the athletes who will be flying the country’s flag at Rio 2016.

Image: This Day Live

Image: This Day Live


1. Hannah Babalola

2. Eucharia Iyiazi

3. Lauritta Onye

4. Lovina Onyegbule

5. Flora Ugwunwa

6. Friday Aibangbe


Power Lifting

1. Nsini Ben

2. Lucy Ejike

3. Ndidi Nwosu

4. Bose Omolayo

5. Josephine Orji

6. Esther Onyema

7. Latifat Tijani

8. Yakubu Adesokan

9. Roland Ezuruike

10. Abdulazeez Ibrahim

11. Nnamdi Innocent

12. Opeyemi Jegede

13. Paul Kehinde

14. Tolu-lope Taiwo


Table Tennis

1. Faith Obiorah

2. Ahmed Koleosho

3. Emmanuel Nick


All the best #TeamNigeria! We’re rooting for you

Go Team Meme


You should also check #RioOlympics2016 round up: the team that represented Nigeria, what happened with the costume at the opening ceremony and how we came home with a medal. 

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