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Group Nigeria finish Tokyo Paralympics in thirty third place, 4th amongst African contributors

By  Olawale Alabi

Group Nigeria have been positioned thirty third on the medals desk because the 2020 Paralympic Video games ended on Sunday in Tokyo, after profitable 4 gold, one silver and 5 bronze medals.

The group had rounded off their participation on Saturday with one gold and one bronze medals, for a complete haul of 10 medals which was nonetheless Nigeria’s poorest in current instances.

Nigeria nonetheless have been in fourth place within the midst of different African groups, behind Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco in twenty eighth, twenty ninth and thirtieth positions respectively.

Whereas Tunisia received 4 gold, 5 silver and two bronze medals and Algeria 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals, Morocco received 4 gold, 4 silver and three bronze medals.

South Africa have been in thirty fourth place, with 4 gold, one silver and two bronze medals, whereas Ethiopia (joint 59th), Egypt (sixty fourth), Namibia (joint 71st), and Kenya and Uganda (each joint 78th).

Solely 10 African contingents received medals, with 76 others from the opposite components of the world additionally showing on the medals desk.

The Information Company of Nigeria stories that Group Nigeria have been represented by solely 22 athletes on the Video games.

However with 14 athletes in 2004 on the Athens Video games, Nigeria received 12 medals (5 gold, 4 silver and three bronze) and have been positioned twenty third.

Additionally, on the Rio Video games in 2016, Group Nigeria positioned thirtieth with 23 athletes profitable 12 medals made up of eight gold, two silver and two bronze.

stories that the following Paralympics will maintain in Paris in 2024.

Supply: NAN

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