Cloud Nine as Oyo Reaches 54 medals
Clifford Orusa continued from where he stopped yesterday as he cliched another gold for team Oyo at the National festival.
Clifford won the male deaf shot put gold yesterday and he wasn’t done yet when he emerged the winner at the deaf male discuss throw. With a throw of 43.69m, Clifford won the 9th gold medal for Oyo while also making it medal number 50 for the Pacesetter state.
In hockey, Oyo finished in their place to win bronze while Sikiru Adewale added another bronze by coming third in the 400m men’s final.
The men’s table tennis were not left out winning bronze in men’s table tennis event.
Noah Adeola added silver in Para Power lifting 55kg class. It is the 4th medal from the para powerlifters.
3 Golds in Sight
The duo of Johnson Adeoye and Seun Aiyedun qualified for the final of the Trado Sport (Ayo Olopon) men’s double where they will battle with team FCT.
Johnson and Seun were gold and silver winners respectively in the men’s single event. Safe to say, it might be gold number 10 for Oyo but we wait and see.
In boxing, Ige Rilwan will be aiming for gold in the final of the 64kg category.
Meanwhile, the women’s table tennis team will be up against Delta State in the final of the women’s event.
Three medals guarantee but gold is the most preferred!
We want more gold!
Oyo now has 54 medals in total
TEAM NASARAWA WINS SILVER MEDAL IN GAMES’ DAY TEN
There seems to be no end in sight for Team Nasarawa in their quest to finish among the best States before the end of the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged “Edo 2020” holding in the ancient City of Benin as they picked up one more Silver medals 🏅 today, Sunday, 11th April, 2021, to add to the fourteen(14) medals already in their possession.
Dauda Nasiru won the Silver medal in the Kung-Fu Wushu -70kg men’s class today.
Moses Bitrus stands in pole position to grab another medal for Team Nasarawa in the 400m Heat Para-athletics track event.
The latest Silver clinched in Kung-Fu Wushu brings to fifteen(15) the total number of medals won by Team Nasarawa at the Games which will be drawn closed on Wednesday, 14th April, 2021.
A further breakdown of the medals indicates that Team Nasarawa has so far won three Gold, three Silver and nine Bronze medals.
Karate(Chioma Ani +68kg and Ahmad Saidu Abdullahi -60kg) – 2 Gold
Scrabble(Anthony Idorenyi Edet and Otuwose Aboki – Doubles) – 1 Gold
Kung-Fu Wushu – Ovey Haruna -65kg and Dauda Nasiru -70kg ) – 2 Silver
Deaf Athletics(David Bitrus Yilkat – 800m) – 1 Silver
Taekwondo(Laadi Ihuo Louisa -49kg and Bashiru Usman -63kg – 2 Bronze
Kung-Fu Wushu(Beauty Timothy -52kg) – 1 Bronze
Boxing(Lateef Sofiat 64kg ) – 1 Bronze
Judo(Musa Dauda +100kg) – 1 Bronze
Kawoshi(Team) – 1 Bronze
Ruwa(Team) – 1 Bronze
Para-athletics Javelin Event(Raphael Lorkohol) – 1 Bronze
Para-athletics Discuss Event(Raphael Lorkohol) – 1 Bronze