Drake College, a mid-sized personal college in Des Moines, Iowa, United States is celebrating Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi for being the primary lady since 1960 to signify the college in observe and discipline on the Olympic Video games.
Ajayi is reportedly Drake’s first-ever present feminine student-athlete to compete within the Olympics and the fifth Bulldog to ever qualify for a observe & discipline occasion on the Olympics.
Ajayi earned a spot on the 4×400-meter combined relay staff, a brand new occasion at this yr’s Olympics, by ending fifth within the 400 meters on the Nigerian Olympic Trials.
An excited Ajayi who was a part of Staff Nigeria second batch to the Kisarazu camp of the staff in Japan expressed pleasure about her presence in Tokyo.
“The journey from Abuja was a bit demanding, particularly the process on the airport in Japan however I really feel nice and I’m grateful to God to be right here in Tokyo,”Ajayi mentioned.