By Johnny Edward:
Nigerian athlete Seye Ogunlewe finished fourth in the men’s 100m final of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Monday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Ogunlewe recorded a personal season’s best time of 10.19 seconds in a photo finish with Jamaican athlete, Yohan Blake, who was given third place and the bronze medal.
The other Nigerian in the final, Enoch Adegoke, finished seventh with a time of 10.35 seconds.
Akani Simbine from South Africa won the 100m gold with a time of 10.03 seconds while his compatriot Henricho Bruintjies won silver with a time of 10.17 seconds.
In the shot put event, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi won silver for Nigeria, setting a new personal best.
Enekwechi threw a distance of 21.14m to clinch second place.
New Zealand’s Tomas Walsh won gold in the event, setting a new games record. Walsh recorded a distance of 21.41m. Tim Nedow from Canada came third with a distance from 20.19 which was his season’s best.
Nigeria’s Eke Kalu finished 12th in the finals with a throw of 17.86m.