By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde


Team Nigeria have been able to amass a total number of three (3) medals at the ongoing African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt.

The team have won one gold, one silver and a bronze medal.
The championship organised by the African Cycling Confederation (CAC) began on Thursday, January 16 and will end on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

According to the competition’s website, Grace Ayuba won gold in the junior category from the scratch 7.5-kilometre event.
Former world number five on track cycling in the junior category, Mary Samuel, led the Nigeria team to win silver in team pursuit women elite.
Others in the team are Tawakalt Yekeem, Ese Ukpesersye and Rita Oven.

Team Nigeria also won a bronze in the team sprint women elite as the duo of Ese Lovina and Rita Ifeakam Oveh won bronze with a time of 40.494.


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