By Adeboye Amosu:
Hosts Nigeria will bid to usurp South Africa at the top of the medals table as the 21st edition of African Senior Athletics Championships comes to an end today (Sunday) at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
South Africa sit at the top of the log at the end of day four having garnered 21 medals; 6 Gold, 10 Silver and 5 Bronze medals.
Nigeria occupy second position with 14 medals; 6 Gold, 4 Silver, and 4 Bronze medals.
Team Nigeria picked two medals on day four. Chime Nwanaga Kelechi won gold for Nigeria in the women’s javelin final, while Abejoye Oyeniyi bagged silver in the men’s 110m hurdles.
Kenya, Morocco and Botswana occupy the third, fourth and fifth positions respectively in the medals table.
The Full schedule Is Team Nigeria’s Activities On The Final Day:
7:00am: Women’s 20km Walk – Fadekemi Olude.
7:15am: Men’s 20km Walk – Gbenga Fatoyinbo, Kazeem Adeyemi.
3:10pm: Men’s Javelin Final – Blessing Ibukun, Grace Anigbata, Mercy Abire.
3:20pm: Women’s Triple Jump Final – Blessing Ibukun, Grace Anigbata, Mercy Abire.
3:30pm: Women’s 400m Hurdles – Glory Nathaniel, Rita Ossai.
3:40pm: Women’s Shotput Final – Nkechi Chime
3:45pm: Women’s 200m Final – Praise Idamadudu
3:55pm: Men’s 200m Final – Divine Oduduru, Emmanuel Arowolo
5:15pm: Women’s 4x400m Relay Final – Team Nigeria: Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon George, Emerald Egwim, Praise Idamadudu, Folashade Abugan, Favour Ofili
5:30pm: Men’s 4x400m Relay Final – Team Nigeria: Chidi Okezie, Samson Nathaniel, Orukpe Eraiyokan, Isah Salihu, Daniel Atinaya, Sikiru Adeyemi