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Nigeria Third as Kenya Win World Junior Athletics Championship

Nigeria finished in third position at the concluded World U-20 Athletics in Kenya with four gold medals while hosts Kenya won topped with eight gold medals.

Nigeria won four gold medals and four bronze medals in an unprecedented medals haul at the biennial event.

The 4 x 400m mixed relay team set the ton by clinching the gold medal and was followed by 17-year0old Imaobong Nse Uko, who won gold in the ladies 400m.

Udodi Onwuzurike won Nigeria’s third gold medal in the men’s 200m while the ladies’ 4×400 m relay team won gold in the final day on Sunday afternoon.

Finland were second with four gold and 0ne silver medal.

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