A Nigerian girl, Esther Ruby Daniel, has distinguished herself in far-away India – Miss Daniel has become the number one athlete in Amity University, Haryana, India.
She has won various medals in different sporting events in the university A 17 years old 200 level student in Amity University, India, Esther Ruby Daniel has won various medals in different sporting events in the University, The Nation reports.
Miss Daniel being honoured in her school in India. Photo credit: The Nation Miss Daniel who is from Akwa Ibom state won silver medal during All Indian Law Student University Game during her first month in the school. For this year alone, she won gold medal in February, Gold medal in 200 meters, Silver medal in long jump and Gold medal in 100 meters all within this month.
While she won golden cup in her final game on Tuesday, October 18, she won bronze medal for the university on Friday, October 21 in 100 meters during a competition with other universities.
In a statement issued in Abuja, Miss Daniel’s father, Reverend Daniel Thomas said: “Esther Ruby Daniel is now a pride to Amity University, pride to Nigeria and a pride to Africa. “Indian National newspapers published her performance on 28th October, 2016. She is now the best track haven won 1 bronze, 2 silvers, 2 golds and a golden cup and many sports certificates in one month. “She has promised to make Nigeria proud before her graduation.”
Miss Daniel’s achievements is coming barely another Nigerian from Akwa Ibom state, Ufot Ekong succeeded in breaking a 50-year-record in Japan. Ekong received his masters’ degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Tokai University in Tokyo, Japan where he achieved the feat recording the university’s highest score in the past 50 years.
In his first semester, the Nigerian genius solved a maths puzzle that has been unsolvable in the last 30 years.
Culled from: https://www.naij.com/1028395-jubilation-teenage-nigerian-girl-breaks-record-indian-university.html