Nigerian Hephathlete Moe Sasegbon featured in Hollywood’s “Wonder Woman”


“Wonder Woman”, one of Hollywood’s most-anticipated movies features Nigeria’s Moe Sasegbon.

Hollywood Blockbuster movie features Moe Sasegbon(a 25 year old graduate of physiotherapy) at the first act of the movie as one of the Amazons called to battle the uninvited German soldiers.
Moe Sasegbon is a Nigerian heptathlete born on September 16, 1991. She studied physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom. Sasegbon got involved with sports at the age of 9 and was discovered by her Physical Education teacher at the age of 14. The British Nigerian made her first competitive debut for Nigeria at the 11th All African Games at Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo in 2015.

In the movie, 25-year-old female athlete, Moe Sasegbon, was one of the Amazonian warriors of the Themyscira Island who were called to fight the German soldiers who invaded their home. Like the movie she featured in, the UK-based Nigerian is a strong woman who works hard to achieve her goals and dreams. Meet Nigerian athlete Moe Sasegbon. She later joined the Sheffield University where she trained with other famous and talented athletes. Sasegbon became Nigeria’s pro athlete in Heptathlon and high jump after she moved on to a more challenging training programme where she worked hard like the Themyscira warrior she is. In 2013, the young athlete joined the Senior GB team, competing at an indoor pentathlon in Sheffield. In 2015, she made her first competitive debut for Nigeria at the 11th All African Games in in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Although Sasegbon appeared in only one scene in the Wonder Woman movie, Sasegbon is set to feature in the upcoming Justice League movie starring famous Hollywood celebrities such as, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa and many more.
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