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Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili win multiple medals as Team Nigeria wins CWG gold in women’s 4x100m relay

As men wins bronze in 4x100m

Tobi Amusan and Favour Ofili have won multiple medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after helping Team Nigeria secure a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m relay.

After her record-breaking 100m hurdle run, Tobi Amusan was drafted into the 4x100m relay team and the decision was fruitful.

Tobi who won the 100m hurdle with a Commonwealth Games record time of 12.30 was drafted into the team in place of Joy Udo-Gabriel.

She started the race and handed over the baton to 200m silver medalist Favour Ofili who handed it over to Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha powered home Nigeria to the gold medal.

Nigeria finished the race with an African record of 42.10s.

The victory makes is two gold medals for Tobi Amusan, a gold and silver for Favour Ofili.

The men also claimed a bronze medal in the 4x100m – just as in the women, Udodi Onwuzuruike was drafted to replace Seye Ogunlewe.

Udodi Onwuzuruike started the race, hand the baton to Favour Ashe, and then Alaba Akintola handed to Raymond Ekevwo who anchored Nigeria to a bronze medal.

With the morning wins, team Nigeria now have 33 medals

MAKE THAT 33 = 11 🏅 + 8 🥈 + 14 🥉
1. Olarinoye Adenike Adijat – 🏅 Gold in the women’s 55kg weightlifting
2. Edidiong Joseph Umoafia – Bronze medal in men’s 67kg Weightlifting
3. Rafiatu Folashade Lawal – 🏅 in women’s 59kg Weightlifting
4. Islamiyat Adebukola – 🥉Bronze in women’s 64kg weight lifting
5. Taiwo Laidi – 🥈 SIlver in women’s 76kg weightlifting
6. Mary Taiwo Osijo – Bronze 🥉 in women’s 87kg weightlifting
7. Chioma Onyekwere – 🏅Gold in women’s discus
8. Obiageri Amechi – 🥉Bronze in women’s discus
9. Innocent Nnamdi – 🥉Bronze in men’s lightweight powerlifting category
10. Goodness Chiemerie Nwachukwu – Gold in 🏅 F42 Discus
11. Folashade Oluwafemiayo – 🏅Gold in women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
12. Bose Omolayo – 🥈Silver in women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
13. Ikechukwu Obichukwu – 🥈SIlver in medal in men’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
14. Odunayo Adekuoroye – 🏅Gold in women’s 57kg Freestyle wrestling
15. Blessing Oborududu – 🏅GOld in women’s 68kg Freestyle Wrestling
16. Esther Kolawole – 🥉Bronze in women’s 62kg freestyle wrestling
17. Eucharia Iyiazi – 🏅Gold in women’s F55-57 Shot Put
18. Ugochi Alam –🥉Bronze in women’s F55-57 Shot Put
19. Faith Obazuaye – 🥉Bronze women’s Singles Classes 6-10 Para Table
20. Miesinnei Mercy Genesis – Gold 🏅in women’s Wrestling Freestyle 50kg
21. Ebikewenimo Welson – 🥈Silver in men’s Freestyle 57kg Wrestling
22. Ogbonna John – 🥉Bronze in the men’s Freestyle 74kg
23. Ogunkunle Isau – 🥉Bronze in the Men’s Singles Classes 3-5 Para Table
24. Cynthia Ogunsemilore – 🥉Bronze in the women’s Boxing Lightweight
25. Hannah Rueben – 🥈 Silver medal in the 76kg women’s Wrestling
26. Nasiru Sule – 🥈 Silver Men’s Singles Classes 3-5 Para Table
27. Ifeanyi Onyekwere – 🥉Bronze in men’s boxing Super-heavyweight
28.Jacinta Umunnakwe – 🥉Bronze in the Women’s Middleweight event.
29. Ifechukwude Christiana IKPEOYI – 🥈 Silver in Women’s Para Table-Tennis
30. Favour Ofili – 🥈 Silver in women’s 200m
31. Tobi Amusan – 🏅 Gold in women’s 100m hurdles
32. Udodi Onwuzuruike, Favour Ashe, Alaba Akintola, Raymond Ekevwo – 🥉Bronze in the men’s 4x100m relay
33. Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Nwokocha  – 🏅 Gold in women’s 4x100m relay


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