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Nigeria: African Athletics Championships – Team Nigeria Wins Fourth Gold Medal

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The fourth gold medal received by Olatoye ensured that Staff Nigeria stay on the third spot on the medals desk after Day 4 of motion in Mauritius

Staff Nigeria added yet one more gold medal to its haul on the ongoing twenty second African Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius on Saturday.

Sade Olatoye did sufficient to win the ladies’s Hammer throw on Day 4 of motion in Mauritius as she noticed off the fierce contest from Algeria’s Zouina Bouzebra

Bouzebra was initially coasting to victory together with her first two throws of 59.86m and 59.66m which had been higher than Olatoye’s 57.78m and 57.98m respective marks.

Nonetheless, when it mattered essentially the most, Olatoye dug deep to provide her profitable mark of 63.67m at her third try whereas the overtaken Bouzebra finally needed to accept Silver with 63.48m.

Egypt’s Rawan Barakat claimed the bronze medal with a mark of 62.67m.

Olatoye’s solitary objective medal was sufficient to maintain Nigeria in joint third place (alongside Algeria) on the medals desk with a complete of seven medals: 4 Gold, two Silver, and a Bronze medal.

South Africa with six gold, 9 silver, and 10 bronze medals is primary on the medals desk whereas Kenya is second with 5 gold, two silver, and two bronze medals.

Nigeria will probably be eyeing extra medals on Day 5 of motion with the likes of Chidi Okezie by way of to the 200m last

Okezie secured an computerized spot within the 200m last with a robust end in warmth 3 of the semis the place he completed second with a time of 21.01s.

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