Prior to the start of the Olympics, we shared with you the story of an Olympic rower representing Nigeria who got her start in Conshohocken. Chierika Ukogu was born in the United States to Nigerian immigrants, attended Mount Saint Joseph Academy, where she got her start in rowing. Mount Saint Joseph Academy rows out of a boathouse at the Hines Rowing Center in Conshohocken (Whitemarsh Township).
At the Olympics, Ukogu progressed through a few rounds. but did not qualify for the final. In her last race, she came in second. This led Snoop Doggy Dog to think she won a silver. A few days after that race he posted this to Instagram:
The D. O. Double G wasn’t the only one to make the mistake. Read an article from the BBC for the whole story.