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2018 Winter Olympics How Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo lost out on Skeleton medals

Simidele's average time of 176s in four Heats, was not enough for her to get any medal.

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Simidele Adeagbo play How Nigeria's Simidele Adeagbo lost out on Skeleton medals at 2018 Winter Olympics (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian Skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo missed out on the medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics to rivals from Great Britain and Germany.

After finishing in 54.17s for Women’s Skeleton Heat 1, Simidele was in action for Heat 2, 3 and 4.

Heat 2

Simidele Adeagbo play Simidele's average time of 176s in four Heats, was not enough for her to get any medal. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
 

For Heat 2 on Friday, February 16, she finished 20th in a 20-woman race in a time of 54.58s and was 2.57s behind the winner.

She was just third after the start with a time of 5.12s but fell to ninth after Split 1 with a time of 14.96s.

After Split 2 she was 19th with a time of 24.29s and she fell to 20th after Split 3 in a time of 35.12s.

She maintained 20th position at the end of Split 4 (42.21s) and Finish (54.58s).

For Heat 3

For Heat 3 on Saturday, February 17, the 36-year-old finished in 20th place in a 20-woman race with a time of 53.73and was 1.09s behind the winner.

She finished the Start in third place with a time of 5.12s and fell to 4th after Split 1 with a time of 14.92s.

After Split 2, Simidele was 13th with a time of 24.13s and fell to 17th position at the end of Split 3 with a time of 34.17s.

She slipped to 18th after Split 4 with a with a time of 41.58s and finished the race in 20th position.

Heat 4

Simidele Adeagbo play Simidele's average time of 176s in four Heats, was not enough for her to get any medal. ( MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images))
 

Simidele finished 20th in the 20-woman race for Heat 4 with a time of 54.28s.

She finished the Start in eighth place with a time of 5.20s and fell to 14th after Split 1 with a time of 15.07s.

After Split 2, Simidele was 19th with a time of 24.38s and remained in that position at the end of Split 3 with a time of 35.19s.

She slipped to 20th after Split 4 with a with a time of 42.14s and finished the race in that position.

Lizzy Yarnold won gold in the women's skeleton event. play Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain won Gold medal (Clive Mason/Getty Images)

 

Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain won Gold Medal, Silver Medal to Jacqueline Loelling of Germany and Bronze Medal for Laura Deas of Great Britain.

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