EDO 2020 :  Delta picks first gold

EDO 2020 : Delta picks first gold


Delta state made history at the ongoing National Sports Festival to become the first state to win a Gold medal.


Her athlete, Ese Ukpeseraye beat 12 other cyclists in the 80km race to the finish line to pick the first gold medal at the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020.


Ese Ukpeseraye, who was part of the 13 Nigerian cyclists at the African Track Championship in Egypt defeated the host state Edo athletes, the Ayuba sisters, Comfort and Grace for the Siver and Bronze respectively.


Recall that Grace Ayuba, won four Gold medals for Team Nigeria at the African Track Champin in Egypt.


Cycling continues today (Monday) with the men and women 1000 metres individual pursuit for two gold medals.

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