Nigeria’s strongest man gets his wish to represent Nigeria at the World’s Strongest Man competition
It was earlier reported the story of a young man who is known as Nigeria’s strongest man. The young man identified as Oluwatofunmi Fadesire had called on the government to give him the chance to compete in international competitions.
Fadesire also known as Olu-Heavy has finally got his wish as he has been picked to represent Nigeria at the World’s Strongest Man competition. The excited young man took to Twitter to share the news.
Finally made it. .representing Nigeria pic.twitter.com/W0USbTZngp
— Black Beast (@black_beast499) May 23, 2018
Olu-Heavy shared a photo of himself with the people he would be compete with. In his post, he expressed that he finally made it. He said: “Finally made it. .representing Nigeria.”
Nigeria’s strongest man started weightlifting after watching videos of people doing the spot on YouTube.
The young man who grew up in Ebute-Metta, Alagomegi, had studied at the University of Lagos state. He started competing in Nigeria in 2014, and he was named the strongest man in Nigeria after he travelled abroad.
He represented Nigeria at the Inaugural Arnold Classic Africa which took place in 2016, at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Olu-Heavy who weighs 156kg also competes in the Super Heavyweight class for people who weigh over 120kg.