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Gold Coast 2018: Team Nigeria medal watch at Commonwealth Games
PublishedBy: in sports/more sportsApril 12, 2018

Segun Toriola and Table Tennis team

Team Nigeria now has a total of 11 medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Team Nigeria on Thursday, April 12 has a total of 11 medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

The Games are due to be concluded on Sunday, April 15 and Team Nigeria are on course to overtake their overall medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Team Nigeria has four gold medals, five silver medals, and two bronze medals.

 

The weightlifting team has contributed the most medals to Team Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games.

The weightlifting team gave Nigeria a total of six medals, four Gold medals won by Abdulazeez Ibrahim, Roland Ezuruike, Ndidi Nwosu and Esther Oyema.

While the two silver medals were won by Paul Kehinde and Lucy Ejike.

 

The tables tennis team registered a silver medal after beat England in the semifinal but lost to favourites India.

Shot putter Chukwuebuka Enekwechi also contributed one silver as he is still the only member of the athletics team to win a medal at the games, with the sprint athletes all unable to register a medal.

 

The wrestling team has contributed a total of three medals for Team Nigeria at the games, and more athletes expected to add to the haul.

Two bronze medals won by Ebikewenimo Welson and Bose Samuel, while Blessing Onyebuchi contributed a silver medal but the wrestling team is certain to be added to by several other Nigerian wrestlers competing in several categories of the wrestling event.

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