athletics CAA: Enekwechi Wins First Gold Medal For Team Nigeria

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi earned Team Nigeria’s first gold medal at the African Athletics Championships in Douala, Cameroon, with a championship record of 21.20m.

He currently has three African Championship titles, having won in Asaba and Mauritius, and is tied for the most GOLD medals by a male Shot Putter in the Championships’ history.

Recall that Team Nigeria Athletics is in Douala, Cameroon, with 40 athletes (20 male and 20 female) scheduled to compete in 20 events.

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Nigeria last won the championships in 2012, in Porto-Novo, Benin. Egypt hosted the 1982 tournament, which featured the fewest competitors (297 from 18 countries), and Kenya won.

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