NYG 2023: Anambra wins female 4x100m gold, 200m silver

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Asaba, Delta.

The team of Chiamaka Nwankwo, Lucy Nwankwo, Oluebube Ezechukwu and Adaeze Eze from Anambra, sent the ecstatic crowd at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba into a frenzy when they dominated and won the 4×100 female relay final on Friday.

The quartet finished the race in 47.80 seconds to win the only available gold in the event.

In the 200m final, Lucy dropped a place to win the silver in 24.88 seconds while Ezechukwu finished third after ending the race in 25.11 seconds to win the bronze.

With these victories, Anambra now has a total of 14 medals, including six gold, five silver and three bronze.

Anambra will compete in the 100m final, scheduled for Saturday, before the closing ceremony. 

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