The Aggies have added yet another star to their nationally recognized Track and Field program.
Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha is a Olympian and now she's a member of the North Carolina A&T Track and Field team.
Twenty-year-old Grace Nwokocha has established herself as Nigeria’s current queen of the track after she dusted established athletes to claim the 100m and 200m at the 20th National Sports Festival Edo 2020 to secure her spots at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
This week, Nigeria's national Leader on the home front in the women’s sprint double, Grace Nwokocha arrived at her new school, North Carolina A&T State University where she looks forward to improving her skills under the direction of head coach Duane Ross, already the producer of several Olympic athletes.
The Tokyo Olympics-bound athlete admitted that funding remained a major hurdle for athletes like her. “My greatest challenge as an athlete is finance and secondly, participating in competitions. Every athlete needs money to train and take good care of their health.