Nigeria top medals tables at 2015 African Junior Champs in Addis Ababa

Team Nigeria topped the medals table at the just concluded 12th African Junior Athletics Championships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Nigeria topped the medals table at the just concluded 12th African Junior Athletics Championships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The junior teams campaign saw fantastic performances from Temidayo Osinbanjo (Hepthatlon), Praise Idamadudu (200m Women), Divine Oduduru (200m Men), Ese Brume (Long Jump Women), Abdullahi Bashiru (110 Hudles) and the Women’s 4x400m relay team yield gold medals for the country.

Nigeria retained its title from Mauritius 2013 with a total of 12 GOLD, 8 Silver and 7 Bronze medals ahead of South Africa (9 GOLD, 7 Silver, 7 Bronze), Ethiopia (6 GOLD, 12 Silver, 10 Bronze), Egypt (5 GOLD, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze) and Kenya (4 GOLD, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze).