Rio Olympics: Team Nigeria | Day 3 review (Monday, August 8)

Team Nigeria had just one representative in action on Day three of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Tennis star, Aruna Quadri qualified for the quarter-finals of the men’s single table tennis by beating German Boll Timo on Monday night, August 8.

He defeated Timo with a 10-12, 10-12, 5-11, 11-3, 11-5, 9-11 (4-2) to seal a historic berth in the quarter finals.

With that win, Quadri becomes the first African ever to make it to the quarter finals of the men’s single table tennis at the Olympics.

Before the fourth round win, Quadri pulled off a shock by beating fifth seeded player Chih-Yuan Chuang in the third.

In the game played in the early hours of Monday, August 8, Quadri pulled off the shock by outclassing the Taiwanese player 4-0 in the men’s Singles event at Rio 2016.



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By Sydney Chesterfield on August 9, 2016 · Posted in Sports, Trends

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