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Shout out to Samuel Ikpefan, the only Nigerian athlete at Beijing 2022

Olympics.com profiled Samuel Ikpefan, Nigeria’s only Olympian at the Beijing 2022.

The French-born cross-country skier chose the birth country of his father and spoke to Olympics.com about making history and trying to be an inspiration for other Nigerians to take up skiing.

“For Milano Cortina 2026, I was appointed captain of a team composed of three young skiers that are from Nigeria but live in other countries. [My role was] to explain to them the process and to help them on their Olympic journey.”

See also: Arif Khan, the only Indian athlete at Beijing 2022

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