Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins silver, bronze in women’s relays

By Abolade Ogundimu on April 15, 2018

Views: 2,011

Nigeria registered its name at the podium of XXI Commonwealth Games by winning silver and bronze in women’s 4X100m and 4X400m relays at Carrara Stadium on Saturday.

In the 4×400 metres, Nigeria finished second with a time of 3:25.29 behind Jamaica’s 3:24.00 while Botswana came third finishing with a time of 3:26.86.

In the keenly contested final, England came fourth finishing with a time of 3:27.21 while the host, Australia came fifth finishing at 3:27.43.

Nigeria’s Patience Okon-George, Glory Nathaniel, Praise Idamadudu and Yinka Ajayi, did the nation proud at the event.

Folasade Abugan and Rita Onome were on reserve.

Nigeria also got bronze in the women’s 4X100m relay behind England and Jamaica.

Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma ran the race for Nigeria.

Jennifer Madu and Isoken Igbinosen were on Nigeria’s reserve for the race.

Chukwuma anchored the race at 42.75 behind England 42.46 and Jamaica’s 42.52.

Murphy Adaji, coach, Kids N Play, an FCT athletics club that produced Chukwuma said: “I give God the glory for her performance.

“Chukwuma could not participate in women’s 100m because they said she had not acclimatised but God still shows His greatness in 4X100m relay.

“If Nigeria continues to look out for genuine talents like this, we will soon get back to glorious days,” he said.

Nigeria has already got nine gold, eight silver and six bronze in the fiesta which will end on Sunday. The Games started on April 4. (NAN)

•Photo shows Nigeria’s women relays team in action at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Source Daily Sports

Posted April 15, 2018


 

You may also like...
Griezmann Scores But 10-Man France Held By Bosnia...

Uefa Super Cup Game To Go Ahead In...

Rangers, Enyimba Renew Rivalry as NPFL Super Six...

Liverpool Legend Dalglish Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Kanu Nwankwo Loses ‘Daughter’

AFCON; Eric Bailly Penalty Miss Hands Egypt Quarter...

 

Latest News Oshoala Ruled Out Of 2022 WAFCON Brume, Amusan lead Nigeria’s 22-man list to World Athletics Championships LOC to unveil Asaba 2022 National Sports Festival mascot, logo today Super Falcons will make us proud again- Sports director The Undertaker excited by Adesanya’s UFC 276 ‘deadman’ entrance South Africa Coach, Ellis: How We Clipped Super Falcons Wings Morocco 2022 AWCON Football Summit: Super Falcons Go For Kill Adesanya defeats Cannonier to retain UFC 276 middleweight title, targets Pereira U.S. schools saved Nigeria N26m at national trials, says AFN Performance Director Falcons begin quest for 10th title, battle old foes, Banyana Banyana in Rabat NCDMB boss urges oil workers to play golf for physical fitness CAF announces Super League with $100m prize money

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (49,934 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (41,119 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,542 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,520 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,258 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (39,091 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,814 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,199 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,577 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,493 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,853 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,314 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (426) Basketball (302) Boxing (727) Columnists (670) Euro Soccer Update (13617) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (122) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8113) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (933)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media