Cycling: Nigeria Finishes In Fourth Place At 2022 African Track Championship

Cycling: Nigeria Finishes In Fourth Place At 2022 African Track Championship

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  • July 19, 2022
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Nigeria finished in fourth place at the 2022 African Track Cycling Championship which ended on Sunday at the velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Team Nigeria won a total of 16 medals, which consist of four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals.

South Africa finished first, topping the medals table with a total number of 42 medals made up of 20 gold, 13 silver and nine bronze.

Egypt followed in second place with 26 medals consisting of eight gold, eight silver and 10 bronze medals.

Third place went to Algeria with 17 medals consisting of five gold, five silver and seven bronze.

Team Morocco ended the Championships in fifth place with four gold, five silver and four bronze with 13 medals while the Benin Republic and Cote d Ivoire had one bronze medal each.

Fifteen countries participated in the Championship which competed in 11 different events; Sprint, team sprint, Time trials (1km/ 500m), Keirin, and team pursuit.

Others were individual pursuit, Scratch, elimination, Omnium, points race and Madison for women’s, men’s and juniors categories.

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