Asaba 2018: Nigeria Wins 9 Gold Medals, Finish 3rd

Asaba 2018: Nigeria Wins 9 Gold Medals, Finish 3rd

Team Nigeria on Sunday, the last day of the 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, clinched three gold medals, increased the country’s gold medal tally to nine.

The women 4×400 team of Folashade Abugan, Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon-George and Abike Egbeniyi won the last gold of the championships for Nigeria.

Glory Nathaniel and Blessing Grace Anigbata also won gold in the 400m hurdles and tripple Jump events respectively.

In the men’s 4×400 event, Nigeria finished third, while Kenya and South African teams finished in the first and second position respectively.

In all, Nigeria finished third on the medals table with nine gold, five silver and five bronze, while Kenya topped the table with 11 gold, six silver and two bronze.

The winner of the last edition was South Africa.

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