Triple jumper Nadia Eke has been chosen as Ghana’s flagbearer at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Ghana Olympic Committee has confirmed.
The 28-year-old athlete, innovator and community builder will bear Team Ghana’s flag at the opening ceremony event on Friday July 23 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.
Eke has qualified to represent Ghana in the Triple Jump event at the competition.
A GOC statement on Twitter reads: “Triple Jumper, Nadia Eke will be the flagbearer of Team Ghana at the opening ceremony of the @NBCOlympics. The experienced athlete will lead Ghana as they display their rich culture in Japan on July 23 When the Multi-Sports event commences.”
She is the one of the 32 athletes who have qualified to compete for gold at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.