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Delta ’22: Oyo Athletes Win More Medals At Ongoing National Sports Festival

As the National Sports Festival tagged Delta 2022 enters ‘Day 3’, Oyo State athletes have, so far won a total of eight medals in Taekwondo, Cycling, Para-Powerlifting and expectations are high for more medals across game centers.

The state contingent had a brilliant start with two Silver medals in cycling event before the official opening ceremony.

In Cycling (mixed relay event), Durogbade Adejoke, Yekeen Tawakalit, Alabi Yemisi, Ibrahim Ramat, Ajibade Quadri, Adeyemi Oduayo and Shofolahan Abiodun all settled for a silver medal. Also in cycling team event, Team Oyo led by Durogbade Adejoke alongside her teammates, Yekeen Tawakalit, Ibrahim Ramat and Ajibade Quadri all grabbed a Silver medal.

In Cycling, (1000m sprint), Durogbade Adejoke and Yekeen Tawakalit (1000m/5000m) both won silver and bronze medals respectively.

Meanwhile, the quartet of Fatima Kazeem, Halimotu Hussein, Rashidat Yussuf and Sadia Akeem won a silver medal in Table Tennis female team event while thier male counterpart lost to Team Edo.

Team Oyo camp came alive this morning after Haruna Akamsoko was declared winner in Taekwondo (Poomsae) event.

Team Oyo in Para-Powerlifting saw Dauda Ibrahim passing his first three stages,160kg, 165kg and 168kg and was announced to have won Silver behind Team Delta.



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