Team Nigeria win 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze medal at African Track Championship

Team Nigeria competing in Team Pursuit in Cairo, Egypt Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

By Dorcas Jonah

Team Nigeria at the ongoing African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt, have won one gold, one silver and a bronze medals.

The championship organised by the African Cycling Confederation (CAC) began on Thursday and will end on Sunday.

According to the competition’s website, Grace Ayuba won gold in the junior category from the scratch 7.5-kilometre event.

Former world number five on track cycling in the junior category, Mary Samuel, led the Nigeria team to win silver in team pursuit women elite.

Others in the team are Tawakalt Yekeem, Ese Ukpesersye and Rita Oven.

Team Nigeria also won a bronze in the team sprint women elite as the championship continues.


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