Nigerian team bags 120 medals, finishes 2nd place in the 13th African Games

Sunday, March 24, 2024 
-Nigeria has finished second at the 13th African Games after raking in 47 gold, 33 silver and 40 bronze medals in 25 sports at the competition.

Nigeria got its highest medals in weightlifting as the team brought home 32 medals; 16 gold, 10 silver and six bronze medals. In athletics, which was Nigeria’s second most productive sport at the Games, 22 medals were won. 

Nigeria also raked in 12 medals in wrestling, eight gold medals in boxing and 13 medals in arm wrestling. 

Egypt finished first with 189 medals, comprising 101 gold, 46 silver and 42 bronze. South Africa took the third spot on the medals table with 106 medals; 32 gold, 32 silver and 42 bronze medals.

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