National Youth Games: Delta State win 5th consecutive title

National Youth Games: Delta State win 5th consecutive title

Team Delta won her 5th consecutive title after garnering 41 gold, 32 silver, and 31 bronze medals at the 5th edition of the  National Youth Games (NYG) after in Ilorin, Kwara state.

Defending champions, Delta stole the show after dismissing early threats from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja and Team Lagos, who topped the medals table on day one and day two respectively.

Team Delta bounced back on the third day to top the medals table and kept increasing their medals haul to comfortably finishing on top with 104 medals.

Team Lagos who are just making a second appearance at this year’s edition after debuting last year, finished second with 22 gold 36 silver, and 14 bronze medals.

Third position was claimed by Team Bayelsa with 17 gold, 6 silver and 22 bronze medals, while Akwa Ibom came fourth with 16 gold, 12 silver, 13 bronze medals and Edo State finished at the fifth spot with 13 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals.

Sixth position went to Ogun State with 9 gold, 6 silver and 17 bronze medals while Ondo finished seventh with 8 gold, 9 silver and 10 bronze medals. Oyo State won 7 gold, 17 silver and 13 bronze medals to emerge 8th.

Ninth position went to FCT with 7 gold, 5 silver and 13 bronze medals, while Plateau State sums up the top 10 position with 7 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals.

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