PROUD FAYE NJIE BOWS OUT, SWIMMER BUARO IN THE SPOTLIGHT FRIDAY

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Faye Njie’s ambition to further his exploit in international judo suffered a set back yesterday when he was eliminated in the first round of the 73kg category at the Olympics games. Faye won the silver in this category in Africa a few months ago.

However in his second Olympic appearance yesterday, Faye lost his opening fight against Makhmadbekov from Tajikistan after 3 minutes 53 seconds.

The GNOC yesterday expressed gratitude to Faye for his hard work and accomplishments for the country.

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The next event for Team Gambia is the Men’s 50m freestyle in heat 2 for swimmer Ebrima Sorrie Buaro on Friday at 10:05am. This will be his maiden Olympic appearance.