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Grace Nwokocha optimistic about a memorable first ever Olympics

Rave of the moment, Grace Nwokocha has said she is optimistic about making her participation at the Tokyo Olympic Games memorable

Nwokocha who is participating in her first-ever Olympics came to the limelight at the start of the year, running two new personal bests while also winning the 100m title at the National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State.

The 20-year-old current Personal Best and seasons best of 11.09s places her 81st in the world at the moment.

“My target for the Tokyo Olympic Games, is to do better than what I have been doing by improving my time in the 100m and 200m,” said Nwokocha, who has a PB and seasons best of 22.79s in the 200m.

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Nwokocha will also take part in the 200m and 4x100m relays and hopes to make it a memorable maiden Olympics by appearing in the finals of all the events she will compete in.

“I hope to be at the final of each event and by God’s grace, I want to return home with a medal, especially in the 4x100m. That is my wish in Tokyo.”

She added: “I want to put in my best in Tokyo by making my country proud. I believe that when I make it to the final, it will please God that I will win a medal for Nigeria.”

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