Chioma Ajunwa unhappy to see Nigerian athletes struggle to beat her record

Former Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa has expressed displeasure over the inability of the current crop of athletes to surpass or equal her record on the podium.

Ajunwa, who was recognized as one of Nigerians Sports icons over the past week told that it is sad how no one has been able to attain her record or even surpass it for the country.

“I am not happy right now, because no one has been able to reach the podium after many years,” She told

Chioma is the first athlete in Nigeria to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and to date remains Nigeria’s only individual Olympic gold medalist.

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