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Nigeria: African Athletics Championships

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The fourth gold medal obtained by Olatoye ensured that Personnel Nigeria remain on the third build on the medals desk after Day 4 of circulate in MauritiusPersonnel Nigeria added another gold medal to its haul on the ongoing 22nd African Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius on Saturday.Sade Olatoye did ample to snatch the girls’s Hammer throw on Day 4 of circulate in Mauritius as she saw off the fierce contest from Algeria’s Zouina BouzebraBouzebra became on the origin coasting to victory with her first two throws of 59.86m and 59.66m which were better than Olatoye’s 57.78m and 57.98m respective marks.On the opposite hand, when it mattered the most, Olatoye dug deep to manufacture her winning impress of 63.67m at her third strive while the overtaken Bouzebra within the damage had to desire for Silver with 63.48m.Egypt’s Rawan Barakat claimed the bronze medal with a impress of 62.67m.Olatoye’s solitary purpose medal became ample to absorb Nigeria in joint third plan (alongside Algeria) on the medals desk with a total of seven medals: four Gold, two Silver, and a Bronze medal.South Africa with six gold, nine silver, and 10 bronze medals is #1 on the medals desk while Kenya is second with five gold, two silver, and two bronze medals.Nigeria shall be eyeing more medals on Day 5 of circulate with the likes of Chidi Okezie thru to the 200m lastOkezie secured an automatic build within the 200m last with a solid enact in warmth 3 of the semis the build he performed second with a time of 21.01s.

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