Nigeria is blessed, I mean blessed over years with fantastic female athletes who have over the years performed at the highest levels representing the country, fly the flag of the nation delivering medals at the biggest events even where the Nigerian male athletes have failed.
These exceptional strong women do what they do on tracks with grace, beauty, charisma, and poise. They step onto the tracks and you get blown away by the beauty and yet these ladies can still run, jump, and wrestle like what more would you want from, they are the complete package. Right from time immemorial, Nigeria has been known for its beautiful and curvaceous ladies and her athletes are no exception. There are some female Nigerian athletes whose hot appeal plus talent make them stand out all the time, so here are the top 7 most beautiful female Nigerian athletes;
Blessing Okagbare-Otegheri is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specializes in long jumping and short sprints. An Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, and a world medalist in the 200 meters, this damsel definitely stands out. The professional athlete and Guinness world record holder possess a beauty that glows from within.
Mercy Abire has worn Nigeria’s Green and White a few times competing in the Long Jump wherein she is the 2016 Senior National Bronze medalist. She definitely has a model-like body which makes her stand out more even as an athlete. Here young and fresh beauty is one that is memorable.
Nigerian track and field star, Ese Brume specializes in Long Jump. She has a Personal Best of 6.83m and also holds the African Junior Record of 6.68m. Brume is a 3-time National Long Jump Champion, a Commonwealth Games Gold medalist in the discipline and she won three medals at the 2013 African Junior Championship. she was the only Nigerian athlete that got to the final in the track and field event at The 2016 Rio Olympics as she finished 5th overall in the Long Jump by all standard was the best performance by a Nigerian in the T&F at this Olympics. This beau went ahead and won the bronze medal at the just-concluded 2020 Olympics held in Tokyo.
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Texas A&M alumni, Oliva Ekpone is a sprinter who began competing for Nigeria in 2015. Prior to her change of allegiance, she represented The USA at the World Junior Championship in 2012 and 2014 where she won a Silver and Gold medal respectively. Even while competing for A&M, Olivia was an integral part of her School’s team, competing in four events namely, the 100m, 200m, 4x100m, and 4x400m and in 2014 she broke the school record with a time of 22.23s and this feat moved her atop the SEC’s all-time list. She’s not an excellent athlete but also a beauty to the boot.
Jennifer is a US-born Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100m. Prior to her switch to the African nation, she was a World Youth and Junior Champion while competing for the USA and has a PB of 11.16s. She made her debut appearance in Nigeria’s Green and White at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her beauty embodies the words belle and cute.
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Regina is an American-born Nigerian-Velezuan citizen who has been running for Nigeria for years. Though she has had injuries throughout her career, she was able to represent Nigeria at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and was one of the favorites to win the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships due to her outstanding qualifying time in the 400m. She was part of the team that won the 4x200m Gold medal at the 2015 World Relays. Over time she can be said to be one of the most beautiful Nigerian athletes.
23-year-old American-born Nigerian sprinter specializes in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4 x 100 meters. She has represented Nigeria at several meets including the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics, 2013 Summer Universidad, and the 2013 and 2015 World Championships in Athletics. She ran for SMU Athletics at the collegiate level and has a PR of 11.33s. Her look and physique has over-endeared her as one of the Nigerian beautiful female athletes.
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