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Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Galadima Claims Athletics Gold, Mozia Misses Medal

Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Galadima Claims Athletics Gold, Mozia Misses Medal

By Johnny Edward:

Nigeria’s Suwaibidu Galadima has won gold in the men’s T47 100m at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

T47 is a disability sports classification for athletes with disability primarily for competitors with a wrist or below amputation.

Galadima recorded a time of 11.04 seconds to win the final on Friday.

James Arnott from England won silver with a time of 11.30 seconds while Jamaica’s Tevaughan came third to win bronze with a time of 11.63 seconds.

Meanwhile, Stephen Mozia failed to win a medal in the the men’s discus throw after placing seventh in Friday’s final with a throw 59.58m.

Fedrick Dacres from Jamaica won gold, setting a new games record with a throw of 68.20m.

Another Jamaican Traves Smikle won silver while Apostolos Parellis from Cyprus won bronze with a throw of 63.61m.

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  • Chima E Samuels 7 months ago

    Nice one from Galadima he almost made me cry… Mozia was a clown can’t even throw 60m lmao