The team of Blessing Okagbare, Joy Udo-Gabriel, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma representing Nigeria won gold in the women’s 4x100m at the ongoing 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships (ASAC) in Asaba on Friday.
They finished with a time of 43.77
seconds. Cote d’Ivoire finished second with a time of 44.40 seconds, while Kenya settled for
the bronze medal.
“Winning is always a great feeling, regardless of everything. It’s an amazing feeling and we have so much to be grateful to God for,” Okagbare said.
“Relay is a combined effort and it is a great thing that we finished well and won for the country.’’
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s male team in the 4x100m relay won silver after finishing second behind the South Africa with a time of 38.74secs.