Team Nigeria grabbed three gold medals to increase their gold medal tally to nine on the last day of the 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta state.
The women 4×400 team comprising Folashade Abugan, Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon-George and Abike Egbeniyi won Nigeria’s last gold.
Glory Nathaniel and Blessing Grace Anigbata also won gold in the 400m hurdles and triple Jump events respectively.
In the men’s 4×400 event, Nigeria finished third, while Kenya and South African teams finished in the first and the second positions.
To this end, Nigeria finished third in the medals table with nine gold, five silver and five bronze, while Kenya topped the table with 11 gold, six silver and two bronze.
The winner of the last edition, South Africa, finished in the second position with with nine gold, 13 silver and eight bronze medals.
More than over 1,000 athletes from 52 countries took part in the 21st edition of the championships.