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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Team Nigeria day 9 review (Sunday, August 14)

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

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Maryam Usman play Nigerian weightlifter, Maryam Usman knocked out of the Olympics (Getty Images )

Team Nigeria athletes were in action on the day nine of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Nigeria’s sole weightlifter at Rio, Maryam Usman was knocked out after she finished ninth in the women’s +75kg category.

Maryam lifted a cumulative total of 263kg in the event as she struggled with injury.

On track, Nigeria was also unsuccessful as Margaret Bamgbose and Patience Okon George exited in the semi-finals of the women's 400m.

Patience Okon George play Patience Okon George (left) ran a time of 52:52s in Women's 400m semi-finals (Getty Images )

 

Bamgbose finished 7th in heat 1 with a time of 51.92s and Okon George 2nd in heat 3 in a time of 52.52s

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