Nigeria’s top Table Tennis Player at the Commonwealth Games, Aruna Quadri came second to win the silver medal after losing to Singapore’s Nina Gao in the men’s table tennis gold event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday.
The Nigerian star recorded a 4-2 (7-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-3, 9-11, 5-11) defeat to Singapore’s Ning Gao in the men’s singles final.
Quadri had earlier defeated India’s Sharath Kamal Achanta, in four straight sets (12-10, 11-9, 11-9, 11-7) while Gao, beat England’s Sam Walker, (11-5, 11-5, 13-11, 11-4).
Achanta clinched bronze medal after defeating Britain’s Samuel Walker by four sets to one.
The silver medal, brings Nigeria medal haul at the Commonwealth games to 24 with 9 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze, placed the country 9th on the medal table.