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Nigeria’s First-Ever Bobsled Team Has Arrived at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony and People Are Really Excited



Nigeria's first-ever bobsled team

The Winter Olympic dreams for Nigeria’s first-ever bobsled team became a reality on Feb. 9 when the team stepped into the arena during the 2018 Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The bobsled team — composed of athletes Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere — and Nigeria’s history-making skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo are the first to compete for the country at the Winter Olympics, and viewers watching NBC’s primetime broadcast of the Opening Ceremony Friday night could barely contain their excitement.


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