2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships : No medal for Nigeria

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at 06:50 AM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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The 12th World Athletics Championships ended here in Berlin yesterday with Nigeria not being able to change their story since 1999 when they last won medals in the greatest athletics championships.

The best Nigeria did was qualifying for the finals of two events, the 4×400m women and same event for men. The girls placed 6th. USA , Jamaica and Russia won gold, silver and bronze respectively. Britain and Germany placed ahead of Nigeria ’s Endurance Abinuwa, Joke Odumosu, Josephine Ehigie and Folasade Abugan.  The men were last and caught a pitiable sight especially when Amaechi Morten appeared to be running backwards than gaining steps. It was a sad outing for the Solomon Ogba led Athletics Federation of Nigeria which is only about four months old in office but with a clearer picture of the plunge Nigerian sports has taken. Ogba said here that it would take Nigeria 10 years to get to the level the likes of USA and Jamaica have attained and that his greatest challenge was to stop the slide and work towards improving Nigeria ’s position

Most Nigerian talents have changed their country - winning medals for their newly found countries...

stealth_biatch at 07:38 AM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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I feel bad for the dude who appeared to be running "backwards" ... lol


Naija ... God will help us !!

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w---2 at 08:12 AM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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LMAO!!!!
stealth_biatch
JUST LIKE D WAY U WHERE RUNING WHEN I'M BOUT TO WHOOP UR ASS D ODA DAY...
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stealth_biatch at 08:22 AM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: w---2 on 08:12 AM, 24 Aug 09
LMAO!!!!
stealth_biatch
JUST LIKE D WAY U WHERE RUNING WHEN I'M BOUT TO WHOOP UR ASS D ODA DAY...


backwards abi ??


no be winch I be ?? ... lol

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ruggeddentity at 04:08 PM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Maybe our athlects need to eat more Yam like Usian Bolt..

 Grin Grin Grin
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ChrisGD1 at 06:08 PM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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suprise suprise!!!
wen u fail 2 plan, u plan 2 fail!!
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NenyeN at 07:05 PM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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10 years... 10 years?
Considering that increase in this world is exponential, by the time Nigeria achieves it's 10 year goal, the West, and other previous world superpowers would have increased their potency by 10. Nigerian athletes need to train outside of Nigeria, and make use of the technologies developed by winners (with the exception of steroids).

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lilsezy at 09:30 PM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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this would everly remain the result.....
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keveen at 10:48 PM, 24 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: stealth_biatch on 07:38 AM, 24 Aug 09
I feel bad for the dude who appeared to be running "backwards" ... lol


Naija ... God will help us !!

thatz funny... well we  better prepared well next time~

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melody7 at 02:57 PM, 25 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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it was a very sad sight watching all our athlects fail.
some of them did not finish. DNF
i hope they try harder next time. Sad
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edipat at 01:31 AM, 26 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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      Its quite unfortunate. The problem is little or no support for athletics. The solution is infant grooming.   
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Recoverd at 04:38 AM, 26 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ChrisGD1 on 06:08 PM, 24 Aug 09
suprise suprise!!!
wen u fail 2 plan, u plan 2 fail!!
exactly.
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jennydubia at 02:08 PM, 26 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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i feel bad 2. well i believe in tomorrow will get better. with God and hard work, things will work out for good.
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swagga007 at 02:32 PM, 26 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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i never expected anything good from them honestly......but whts bothering is tht dont we have good sprinters in nigeria?dont we ve good swimmers in the niger delta,dont we have good long distance runner from the north?this ?i ask my self
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lissy at 02:38 PM, 26 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Jamaica had its share on the loosing streak until Usain Bolt brought back life to track and field. its not only the yam its banana, irish and pumkin and support of his family and country that makes him what he is. if you looked into Jamaicas pass we were not proforming.

We will welcome nigeria with open arms to train with our Athletes if they which, others have come from other caribbean country to train.

My message is dont loose hope for your country one day the Athletes will proform to standard just keep in mind never loose focus on the prize.

lissy seh so
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mansteve at 10:11 PM, 27 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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ITS PAINFUL THE WAY SPORTS IN NIGERIA IS SLOWLY DYING DOWN, AND THE AUTHORITIES ARE NOT DOING NOTHING ABOUT IT
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dumarch at 12:54 AM, 28 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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the results need not to be a surprise,since the team nigeria is full of influences,no worthy athletes were taken for the competition
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divineproject at 01:52 PM, 28 Aug 09 (8 years ago)
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Things will never change..........they have gone back to the drawing board, abeg this board no dey ever full??.............

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Solidstonez at 03:56 PM, 5 Apr 12 (5 years ago)
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very bad

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Solidstonez at 03:57 PM, 5 Apr 12 (5 years ago)
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very bad

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