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Nigeria: Workforce Nigeria Finish African Athletics C’ships With 13 Medals


Workforce Nigeria have ended the 2024 African Senior Athletics championships in Doula, Cameroon with extra medals than was received on the final version in Mauritius.

Nigeria on the finish of the competitors yesterday secured 5 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals.

Within the course of, Nigeria surpassed the nation’s achievements two years in the past in Mauritius the place it completed third on the general medals desk on the 2022 version held in Port Loius, Mauritius with 11 medals made up of 5 gold, three silver, and three bronze medals.

The nation obtained most of her medals from the Ladies athletes, who received a complete of 4 gold, three silver and two bronze. Their male counterparts obtained one gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

The ladies’s 4x400m relay grabbed the gold medal in 3.27.31sec however it was not sufficient to qualify for the Olympics in Paris simply as their male counterparts completed 4th in 3.02.93sec.

U.S.-based sprinter, Alaba Akintola couldn’t match the pace of his co-competitors within the 200m remaining, as he completed sixth. Nigeria’s males javelin thrower, Prosper Chinecherem picked a silver medal in final occasion of the Championships with a throw of 79.22m, whereas Samuel Kure was 4th with a throw of 66.26m.

Among the many athletes, who defended their title in Douala are Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, who received the lads’s Shot Put occasion. He received the title at Asaba 2018 and retained it in Mauritius 2022.

Ladies focus on thrower, Obiageri Amechi grabbed gold medal this time round, after she settled for bronze two years in the past in Mauritius.

One among Nigeria’s most constant athletes, Ese Brume, didn’t disappoint, as she retained her gold medal title in Douala.

Nigeria’s Ladies 4x100m squad, led by Tobi Amusan secured a gold medal in Douala. One main setback Nigeria had in Douala was Amusan’s incapacity to defend her girls’s 100m hurdles on account of sickness.

Nigeria hoped to seize two gold medals within the girls’s 100m and 200m, however it was dashed after U.S.-based sprinter, Favour Ofili pulled out of the Championships with out the consent of the technical officers.

Document breaking Temitope Adeshina, misplaced the gold to her Ghanaian challengers within the excessive bounce occasion.

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