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Nigeria Claim 4x100m Bronze

Nigeria won its first relay medal in Women’s 4x100m at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, saturday.

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The quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Oluwatobiloba Amusan, Isoken Igbinosun and Rosemary Chukwuma ran a third place in a time of 42.75 seconds.

Jamaica, bridged the gap to win the Silver medal in 42.52s as Nigeria settled for Bronze in 42.75s.

The English team won the gold medal in a time of 42.46 seconds.

Meanwhile, the men’s 4x100m team was disqualified after dropping the baton during exchange.

The quartet of Ogho-Oghene Egwero, Usheoritse Itsekiri, Emmanuel Arowolo and Seye Ogunlewe would be left to rue the missed opportunity.

England won the gold with a season-best of 38.13 seconds while South Africa won silver with a national record of 38.24 seconds.

Jamaica took the bronze medal with a season-best of 38.35 seconds.

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