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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Team Nigeria Day 4 review (Tuesday, August 9)

Daily updates on how Team Nigeria is faring at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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D’Tigers play D'Tigers lost to Lithuania (Getty Images )

Members of Team Nigeria continued their Rio 2016 Olympic Games adventure on Day four.

Chierika Ukogu continued her impressive showing at the Games as she progressed for the semi-final of the Women’s Singles Sculls Rowing event in Brazil.

Chierika Ukogu play Chierika Ukogu is through to the semi-finals (NAN)


Ukogu finished fifth in Quarterfinal 3 and after initially confusion over her status, she was confirmed for a place in the semis.

She is now the first Nigerian to qualify for the semi-final of the Rowing event.

It wasn’t the same story for D’Tigers who lost their second game of the Olympics to Lithuania.

Nigeria’s Senior Basketball team lost 89-80.

Nigerian tennis star Aruna Quadri was knocked out of the Games by world number one, Long Ma.

Aruna Quadri play Quadri has been dumped out of the Olympics (Getty Images )


Quadri started calmly but Ma dominated the game to dispatch the Nigerian in straight sets 11-4, 11-2, 11-6, 11-7.

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