Team Nigeria win 13 medals at 2019 African Masters Athletics Championships

Team Nigeria contingent to the 12th African Masters Athletics Championship in Rades, Tunisia won a total of 13 medals- 5 Gold, 6 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.

Dr. Gloria Obajimi flanked by the Vice President of African Masters Athletics Mr.Smail Boucetta of Algeria.

Dr. Gloria Obajimi, the President of Nigeria Athletics Masters, won Gold medals in the W60 200m and 800m events. Reuben Overere Esabunor competed in the M50 category winning Silver in the 100m and 400m while securing the Gold in the 200m.

Dr. Safiya Yahaya-Kongoila also added to the Gold and Silver medals she won in the W40 100m and Long Jump, by winning 2 silver medals and a bronze medal in the 200m, Triple Jump, and 400m events respectively.

Asst. Sec. NAM Dr.Safiya Yahaya-Kongoila won 3 medals at the just concluded African Masters Athletics Championship.

Dele Ige won Gold in the 40 men group Triple Jump event before winning silver in the Long Jump. Olajide Femi Peters won silver in 35 men group 100m race. Well done Veterans!



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