Big Brother Naija star Mike Edwards won bronze medal for Rivers state in long jump in the 2021 National Sports Festival hosted by Edo State.
According to legit.ng, Mike Edwards who flew all the way from London to participate in the event finished third the men’s category.
The 2019 BBNaija first runner up happily posted the video on social media, expressing happiness for the participating in the competition and promised to continue to be a good ambassador for Rivers State.
The athlete also thanked the organizers of the 2021 Edo Sports festival and all the athletes who represented their various states.
”I’m grateful for the opportunity to compete and represent Rivers State taking home the Bronze this time. Congratulations to all the athletes who took part. We’ll see what’s about to happen next.”
Mike also tried to represent Delta State in Abuja due to shortage of athletes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic but failed and he switched to Rivers.
Meanwhile, Delta state emerged champions of the 2021 National Sports Festival and will host the competition next year.