CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP: TEAM NIGERIA WINS 2 GOLD IN ELITE WOMEN EVENTS

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Nigeria have won five gold medals in day one of the Africa track cycling championship taking place on Cairo, Egypt.

The women elite team made history by helping Nigeria win gold medals for the first time in the team sprint and team pursuit events.

Ese Ukpeseraye, Rita Oveh, and Tawakalitu Yekeen defied the odds to beat former champions Egypt and South Africa in the women’s elite team sprints.
Grace Ayuba and Mary Samuel joined Ese and Tawa to win gold in the team pursuit the elite women also claimed a silver medal in the time trial.

In the women junior category Nigeria won silver in the team sprint and bronze in the team pursuit

Editor Paul Akhagbemhe

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