• July 15, 2024

Chukwuebuka Wins First Gold Medal for Nigeria at African Athletics Championships

 Chukwuebuka Wins First Gold Medal for Nigeria at African Athletics Championships

By Ikugbadi Oluwasegun

Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi wins the first gold medal for Nigeria at the ongoing African Athletics Championships in Douala.

The 31-year-old athlete pounded
out a Championship Record of 21.20m to win in the men’s Shot Put.

As back-to-back African Games Champion, the Nigerian-American recorded a hat-trick of African Championship titles, to win the most gold medals by a male Shot Putter in the history of the Championships.

The 23rd African Senior Championships runs June 18-23 in Cameroon.

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