Nigeria's Tosin Oke retained his African Triple Jump title, Kenya women swept the 10,000m medals and South Africa leads medal table at the end of day four of the18th Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto-Novo, Benin Republic on Saturday.
Reigning World and Commonwealth 400m champion, Amantle Montsho of Botswana and Olympic Long Jump Bronze medallist Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria coasted to new Championship records on day three of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships here at the Charles de Gaulle stadium in Porto-Novo, Benin.
Gabon's petite sprinter Ruddy Zang-Milama defied all odds to beat the defending champion Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria to the Gold medal on day two of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto-Novo, Benin with Kenyans dominating the long distance races and smashing the Championship records.
Nigeria selectors chose a team of 44 athletes to represent the West African nation at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships scheduled to begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.
South African's reigning African 400m hurdles and Javelin champions, LJ van Zyl and Sunette Viljoen will arrive in Benin tommorow for the 18th Africa Senior Athletics Championships looking for their fourth and third consecutive titles respectively at the Africa showpiece.