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Team Nigeria grabs 36 medals at Glasgow 2014 As Games end Today

TEAM Nigeria on Saturday finished its campaign at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland with 11 gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze medals.

Nigeria, at the time of this report, was the second African best team on the medals’ table behind South Africa which had 13 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze medals.

Nigeria amassed 12 medals on Saturday and these are made up of four gold, five silver and three bronze.

The Nigerian women’s 4 x 400m relay team of Patience George, Regina George, Ada Benjamin and Folashade Abugan finished in a time of 3:24.71 behind the Jamaican team who returned in a time of 3:23.82 which is the games new record.

England’s team of Christine Ohuruogu, Shana Cox, Kelly Massey and Anyika Onuora clinched the bronze in a time of 3:27.24.

Also, the 4x100m relay women’s team of Gloria Asumnu, Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan and Lawreta Ozoh grabbed the  silver medal in a time of 42.92 seconds behind Jamaican team of Kerron Stewart, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Schillone Calvert and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Prycewho returned in a time of 41.83 secs, now the games new record.

England’s Asha Philip, Bianca Williams, Jodie Williams and Ashleigh Nelson settled for the bronze with a time of 43.10 seconds.

Tosin Oke grabbed Nigeria’s last medal at Glasgow 2014 when he finished second in the men’s triple jump final behind South Africa’s Khotso Mokoena while India’s Arpinder Arpinder Singh settled for the bronze.

Meanwhile, the finals of the events to be decided before the closing ceremonies today are badminton, cycling, hockey, netball and squash.

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