At the ongoing MTN Champs, Olaniyi Victoria a sprinter who clinched victory in the 100m heat on Thursday,has expressed her excitement and determination to continue her winning streak into the 200m final, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.
Victoria’s unexpected triumph in the 100m heat left her beaming with pride as she recounted the journey that brought her to this moment. She also attributed her success to the motivation provided by her dedicated coach.
“I am excited. I did not expect to win the heat. My coach put me through. He motivated me, I followed his advice and it went well.” She said.
With her coach’s guidance and words of encouragement, she found the motivation to push her limits and excel in the race. Following her coach’s advice eventually paid off, securing her victory in the 100m heat.
Now, with her sights set on the 200m final, Olaniyi Victoria exudes confidence. She firmly believes that if she can achieve success in the 100m, she possesses the capability to replicate her triumph in the upcoming 200m final.
“I believe I will win the 200m final. If I can do it in 100m, I can also do same in the final.” Olaniyi added.
Olaniyi was initially a football lover, but her transition to the world of athletics was marked by an instant connection. The track became her stage, and she fell in love with the sport, driven by the aspiration to follow in the footsteps of her admired role model, Sha Carri Richardson.
“Richardson is my role model. I was a football fan but I fell in love with athletics when I stepped into the track.”