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Skating federation targets Tokyo’s Olympics berth

The Roller Sports Federation of Nigeria (RSFN) says it will target to be the first African Country to represent the continent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The federation’s Chairman, Technical Committee, Kings Kedron, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday in Lagos said the skaters would be ready for the Olympics challenge.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had in August last year added Skateboard, Baseball/Softball, Karate, Sports Climbing and Surfing to the sports programme for the Olympics Games in Japan, tagged “Tokyo 2020’’.

The Tokyo Games will be the first time skateboarding has been included as an Olympic sport.


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