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Benin Skating Articles

A collection of articles about skating in Benin. See also more about Benin Skating, about Skating in Africa and about Skating World Wide.

2021

Marius Tchibozo Reste sur les Patins
IN ENGLISH: Marius Tchibozo Remains on Skates
Article published January 30, 2021 on the Benin Sports Web site about the election by the Executive Committee of the Beninese Roller Sports Federation of Marius Tchibozo to a four year term as the head of the committee. The meeting was held in the Marius Francisco Auditorium of the Beniese National Olympic and Sports Committee.

2020

Marius Tchibozo Met son Bureau en Jeu
IN ENGLISH: Marius Tchibozo Puts his office at Stake
Article published December 21, 2020 on the Benin Sports Web site. Marius Tchibozo was re-elected on February 4, 2017 as the President of the executive board of the Beninese Roller Sports Federation. A new election was scheduled to take place January 30, 2021 Auditorium Marius Francisco of CNOS-BEN.

La Federation Prend Langue Avec les Athletes
IN ENGLISH: The Federation Speaks With the Athletes
The Extraordinary Council of Ministers of Benin stopped all sports activities in an announcement on March 17, 2020 due to the Coronavisur epidemic. Athletes met with tyhe ministers on November 7, 2020 at the Mathieu Kérékou Friendship Stadium in Cotonou to discuss the situation.

Pandemic Affect on Benin Roller Sports
Interview with Beninese Roller Sports Federation president Marious Tchibozo about the effect the 2020 Corona virus epidemic is having on roller sports in Benin. (Article by Christian Houngongbe published in June of 2020 on the "La Nation Benin" Web site.)

2019

Sports Ministry Congratulates Benin Skaters
Oswald Homeky, Benin Minister of Sports, received and congratulated the Beninese winners of the 1st African Games of Roller Sports. The Benin team received 56 medals at that event including 25 gold medals, 19 silver medals, and 12 bronze medals. (Article by Christian Houngongbe published in December of 2019 on the "La Nation Benin" Web site.)

Benin at the 1st African Games in Kinshasa
Benin was represented by 14 athletes at the first African Skating Games in Kinshasa. Those skaters completed in two disciplines: inline speed skating and inline freestyle. In freestyle they competed in the slalom battle, slalom speed, and free jump categories. in speed skating they competed in 200 meter, 500 meter, 1000 meter, and 10000 meter races. (Article by Christian Houngongbe published in November of 2019 on the "La Nation Benin" Web site.)

2018

Benin Athletes Selected for 2018 African Championships
Eight Beninese inline skaters were selected to compete at the African Roller Skating Championships October 24 through November 5 in Egypt. Six men and two women were selected to compete in the junior and senior events: Abraham Amoussou (Senior Men), Donan Henresth Houngbo (Junior Men), Hermione Ahouissou (Senior Women), Issoufou Bachirou (Junior Men), Jude Noukpokinnou (Senior Men), Nephtali Eustache Fafoumi (Junior Men), Rawdath Laabudo Demba Diallo (Junior Women), and Raymond Ahoudji (Senior Men).
(Article by Christian Houngongbe published in October of 2018 on the "La Nation Benin" Web site.)

2017

Benin Skaters Train for 2017 World Roller Games
Benin inline skaters trained several times a week in marathon and speed skating to prepare for the inaugural edition of the World Roller Games in Nanjing, China, scheduled for August 22 through September 11, 2017. Skaters selected for the training included: Abraham Amoussou, Alex De Souza, Bertrand Kagbanon, Bonheur Dossou-Yovo, Cedric Vissiennon, Charif Dîne Karimou, Cisse Nafiou, Cyrille Oussou, David Ketonou, Deo-Gracias Nonbime, Dieu-Donne Mehomey, Edmond Gbessinon, Éliane Tohouegnon, Erneste Houngo, Eustache Fafoumi, Georges Nougbodohoue, Hermione Ahouissou, Jorice Demanou, Jude Noukpokennou, Jules Adanbadi, Larissa Otchoumare, Lawal Akinocho, Mari Allassane Bio, Modeste Kpadonou, Mohamed Demba Diallo, Nelly Ahoueya, Rawdath Demba Diallo, Raymond Ahoudji, Ruben Adekambi, Sosthène Goussi, Spero Dorego, Ulriche Massenon, Yaouza Alidou, and Yezid Alohou. (Note that this article formerly published at https://lanationbenin.info/world-roller-games-de-roller-sports-les-ecureuils-se-preparent/ is no longer online)

2016

World Skate Coaches and Judges Seminar in Cotonou
Wprld Skate Federation article about a December 2016 seminar held in the Benin city of Cotonou to train African inline speed skating coaches and judges. Nations participating i the ttraining included Benin, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo.

ACRS Congress 2016 in Cotonou
World Skate Federation article about the 2016 annual congress of the African Confederation of Roller Sports (ACRS), held December 3, 2016 in the ciuty of Cotonou, Benin. During that meetig Nathanael Koty of Benin was unanimously elected to be president of the ACRS. Counries represented at that meeting included Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo Democratic Republic, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo.

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