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2023 African Games: Two more medals for Nigeria in men’s and women’s 4x400m relay

2023 African Games: Two more medals for Nigeria in men’s and women’s 4x400m relay

Nigeria won yet another set of medals in both the men's and women’s 4x400m relay final at the ongoing 13th African Games in Accra, Ghana on Friday. The quartet of Esther Elo Joseph, Patience Okon-George, Brittany Ogunmokun, and Omolara Ogunmakinju cruised to yet another gold medal for the nation in the women's 4x400m relay final at the UGH Legon Stadium. The team clocked a time of...

2023 African Games: Silver medal for Nigeria’s Kemi Francis-Petersen in women’s heptathlon

2023 African Games: Silver medal for Nigeria’s Kemi Francis-Petersen in women’s heptathlon

Team Nigeria continues to make great strides in the athletics event at the ongoing 13th edition of the African Games, as Kemi Francis-Petersen claimed the silver medal after the last event of the women’s heptathlon that lasted for two days. The 31-year-old gathered an overall score of 5268 points, which was only bettered by Ahouanwanou Odile of Benin Republic, who totalled 5616 points in the seven-event...

2023 African Games: Amaechi wins gold; silver for Onyekwere in women’s discus throw

2023 African Games: Amaechi wins gold; silver for Onyekwere in women’s discus throw

It was a one-two finish for Nigeria in the women’s discus throw final as the duo of Obiageri Amaechi and Chioma Onyekwere claimed the gold and silver medals, respectively, in the ongoing 13th edition of the African Games in Accra, Ghana. Amaechi dug deep with her final attempt, achieving a throw of 58.93 metres, a new personal best (PB), to win the gold medal for Nigeria...

2023 African Games: Brume claims gold, Ochonogor settles for bronze in women’s long jump

2023 African Games: Brume claims gold, Ochonogor settles for bronze in women’s long jump

Team Nigeria has claimed another set of medals in athletics at the ongoing 13th African Games in Accra, as Ese Brume and Prestina Ochonogor clinched podium finishes in the women's long jump event on Thursday. Brume won the gold medal for Nigeria with her first round jump at the University of Ghana Legon Stadium, where she led with her 6.92 metre effort. The 28-year-old, who is...