Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Unisa Deen Kargbo, the Treasurer of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in Sierra Leone, has emphasized the NOC’s aspirations for success, including winning medals.
He mentioned that Sierra Leone is considered a small NOC and has not yet secured its first gold medal. Kargbo stressed the importance of achieving this goal, whether it’s a gold, silver, or bronze medal. He expressed his optimism that within the next five years, Sierra Leone would be on the podium, potentially at the Olympics, the Commonwealth Games, or the All African Games.
Kargbo highlighted the silver medal won by the Gymnastic Federation in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey, indicating their hopes for more medals from gymnastics due to their recognized potential.
Eva Szloboda, an Egyptian Aerobic Gymnastics Expert, paid a courtesy visit to the President of the NOC, Prince Sualley, and expressed her pride in the committee’s activities. She stressed the significance of establishing aerobic gymnastics training, and Anna Williams, the President of the Sierra Leone Gymnastic Federation, expressed her commitment to ensuring its success. The NOC is eager to achieve medals in the near future. BT/22/10/2023