AAC: Nigeria’s Enekwechi Wins First Goal Medal

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Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi has won the first gold medal at the 2024 African Athletics Championship in Douala, Cameroon.

Enekwechi took first position in the men’s shot put with a throw of 21.20m, a new championship record.

The shot putter has now completed a hat-trick of African Championship titles, having won in Asaba and Mauritius.

He is now tied for the most gold medals by a male shot putter in the history of the championship.

In the women’s discus throw, Ashley Anumba claimed gold medal.

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Anumba produced a last-round effort of 59.30m to secure top spot ahead of another Nigerian Obiageri Amaechi who got a silver with 58.80m.

Chioma Onyekwere took third position.

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