Togolese rower Claire Ayivon has begun her last run of preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games
Ayivon trains on Lake Togo, the main body of water in the south of Togo. Under the guidance of her coach, the rowing athlete works six days a week with two daily sessions.
“The training course is fine. Compared to 2016, I think it's a little better.” Ayivon told Africanews journalist Noël Tadégnon.
In 2016, she took part in the rowing event at the Rio Olympics. She participated then as part of the universality of the games.
Two years later in Tunisia, the 24-year-old, in a hard fight qualified for Tokyo 2020. Since then, she has continued working to achieve her goal: to win a medal at the Olympic rowing.
“I am not afraid at all and I have courage, faith, determination. It's only determination that can make everything better,