BBNaija Star Mike Edwards Set to Represent Nigeria at Commonwealth Games
Written by MAX FM on June 27, 2022
Mike Edwards became famous after he participated in the Big Brother Naija Season 4, also known as Big Brother Naija: Pepper Dem edition. The 32-year-old Edwards was crowned Nigerian high jump champion at the ongoing 2022 National trials.
Edwards made his mark at the National trials organized by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Edwards, another laurel to his list by successfully defending his National title at the trails.
He became the high jump champion after scaling a season best of 2.20m.
Edwards took to his official Instagram account to celebrate his latest achievement.
“TWO TIME NIGERIAN NATIONAL CHAMPION #AndStillJOB FINISHED. SB: 2.20m road back to Commonwealth Games.”
Edwards is part of Nigeria’s contingent to the 2022 Commonwealth Games starting this July. He previously missed out of the 2018 edition in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, sanctioned by the International Amateur Athletic Federation and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).