NYG 2023: Anambra, emerging force in Nigeria sprint

NYG 2023: Anambra, emerging force in Nigeria sprint
September 30 17:25 2023 Print This Article

Anambra State proved that they are an emerging force in the sprints as they rivaled Delta’s dominance in the National Youth Games.

Chiamaka Lucy Nwankwo sensationally took the girls 100m with a time of 12.29secs, she was chased down by Chigozie Rosemary who ran 12.33secs, both athletes had powered Anambra State to win the girls 4x100m gold.

Favour Sunday of Delta came third with 12.70 seconds

In the boys race Delta refused to be denied the gold and James Clifford Igbigbidje made it certain with a powerful finish at 11.30 secs. Rivers State was second as Gaius Expensive clocked 11.37 for the silver. Onyema Ugochuku of Akwa Ibom 11.43second.

However, Delta reigned supreme in the 400x400m and 4x100m mixed relays.

“We haven’t done badly in track and field. Our target was 12 gold, and we got 11 gold.

“Of course competition has was keenly contested and it’s been a very exciting NYG,” said Delta chief coach Seigha Porbeni.

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