Nigeria ends IAAF World U-20 Championships Winning ‘No Medal’

by on July 25, 2016

Team Nigeria ended its participation at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World U-20 Championships on Sunday  without winning any medal.

Oluwatobiloba Amusan, an 110m Hurdles finalist, who was the only hope of securing a medal, finished the race in the fifth position.

She secured the position with a time of 12.95 secs.

Elvira Herman of Belarus returned a time of 12.85 secs to clinch the first position, while Rushelle Burton of Jamaica came second with a time of 12.87 secs.

Tia Jones of the US returned a time of 12.89 secs to win the third position, while her compatriot, Alexis Duncan, came fourth with a time of 12.93 secs.

The US ranked first in the medals table with 10 gold, six silver and four bronze medals, while Kenya had five gold, two silver and two bronze medals to clinch the second place.

Ethiopia came third with four gold, two silver and four bronze medals.

Nigeria placed 52nd on the medals table with five points after clinching the fifth position in the women 100m Hurdles and eight positions in the 200m.

Nigeria presented 13 athletes at the championships

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