20th NSF: Edo win 2 cycling gold medals, lead in judo




Team on Tuesday in won two gold medals in the cycling event of the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “ 2020”.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that the team won the medals in the 200m race in both the male and female categories.

Tombrada Gripa beat two cyclists from Delta to win gold in the female category while her challengers, Ese Ukpeseraye and Joke Durogbade, settled for silver and bronze medals respectively.

In the male category, Goodness Temple of picked the gold medal ahead of Isa Momoh of Imo while Bayelsa’s Kalizine Caleb won the bronze medal.

Similarly, the female football team of defeated their Kaduna State opponents 3-0 in the football event of the 20th NSF.

Their male counterparts also won their first round match when they beat the Federal Capital Territory () 2-1.

Meanwhile, Team Edo are also leading in the judo event at the ongoing NSF as at Wednesday morning with three gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

Edo are closely followed by Delta and Rivers, with Delta winning two gold, two silver and two bronze medals, and Rivers two gold, two silver and one bronze medals.

Bayelsa have so far won two gold and two bronze medals in judo, while Akwa Ibom won one gold and five bronze medals, with Yobe winning two silver medals in the event.

NAN reports that Team Bauchi have one silver in their kitty, two bronze, Kano state two bronze and a bronze in the same event.(NAN)

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