Nigeria’s First Female Olympic Gold Medallist – Chioma Ajunwa-Opara


Nigeria’s Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, the only woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal for Nigeria. She won gold in the long jump at the 1996 Olympic games.

 

She was the first African woman to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic games.

 

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/sport/chioma-ajunwa-nigeria-long-jump/index.html

 

http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/10/african-voices-chioma-ajunwa.cnn

 
After her athletic career, she is now a police officer.  She also spoke about allegations of taking performance enhancing drugs.

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  1. please do update me with the state of accusatons Chioma Ojunwa Opara’s alleged intake of performance enhancing drugs

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