U-20 World Championship:Nigeria Wins Gold in 400meters Final

August 21 15:03 2021

Nigeria’s Imaobong Uko on Saturday won Gold medal in the 400 metres women final in the ongoing World U20 Athletics Championship in Nairobi, Kenya with a time of 51.55 Secs

UKo came from behind to beat Poland’s Kornelia Lesiewicz to second position in a time of 51.97, homegirl Sylvia Chelangat of Kenya finished 3rd in a time of 52.23.

She was part of the mixed relay team that earlier won gold.

Nigerian quartet had few days ago won first gold medal for the country in the 4x400m mixed relay.

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