Omolara Ogunmakinju claims gold for Nigeria in 4x400m mixed relay at African games

Omolara Omotosho

In a dramatic turn of events at the ongoing African Games in Ghana, Nigerian sprinter Omolara Ogunmakinju has secured gold for the country in the 4x400m mixed relay event.

Ogunmakinju’s anchor leg performance was nothing short of spectacular as she closed a 15-meter gap and surged past Botswana in the final 30 meters, sealing victory for Nigeria.

Despite Botswana setting a new national record of 3:13.99, Nigeria’s lightning-fast time of 3:13.26 ensured they claimed the top spot on the podium.

This stunning achievement not only highlights Ogunmakinju’s exceptional athleticism but also underscores the resilience and teamwork of the Nigerian relay team.

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Their flawless coordination and unwavering determination propelled them to triumph against formidable competition.

The victory is particularly sweet for Omolara Ogunmakinju, whose relentless training and dedication have culminated in this moment of glory.

Her inspiring performance serves as a beacon of hope and motivation for aspiring athletes across Nigeria and the continent.

As the celebrations ensue and the Nigerian flag rises high, Omolara Omotosho and her teammates bask in the glory of their success, knowing that their names will be etched in the annals of African Games history.

Congratulations to Ogunmakinju and the Nigerian 4x400m mixed relay team for their sensational win, a testament to their talent, perseverance, and unyielding spirit on the track.