Mum wants a Nigerian to break her Atlanta ’96 Olympics record — Falilat Ogunkoya’s son

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Tony, a son to Atlanta 1996 Olympic bronze and silver medalist in the 400m and 4 x 400m women relay races, Falilat Ogunkoya, tells ARUKAINO UMUKORO about his mother's feats in track and field

Tell us about yourself.

I remember when I was growing up, whenever I went to school; I was seen as a mini-celebrity, because my schoolmates would always say, 'Oh, your mum is Falilat Ogunkoya!'

The most memorable moment for me would be when I watched the videos of the finals of her races from the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, where she won a bronze medal in the 400m race and a silver medal in the 4 x 400m relay.

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