Delta 2022 National Sports Festival Day 4 Review: Team Imo improves to 6 Gold


The Imo State contingent to the Delta 2022 National Sports Festival continued to impress at the various games they are taking part in at the end of hostilities on Sunday which was the Day four after they amassed three gold, 1 Silver and 5 Bronze medals on that day alone.

In Para Table Tennis, Margaret Okoko and Akudo Okoroafor added one gold medal in the Team Event Class 2&3 to the one they won gold in the team event class 1 and 3. It was Margaret Okoko’s third gold medal of the competition.

In Darts event, Uzoma Njoku recorded the state’s first gold in the sport on Sunday to add to the bronze he won at the opening day of the event. Favour Okehie earlier won a bronze medal also in Dart.

Para Powerlifting events witnessed the trio of Nkemjika Iwuoha on (67kg), Amarachi Okonkwo (41kg),and Chimaobi Onwunali (59kg) winning a silver and two bronze medals respectively.

Oluwabamidele Joseph gave Team Imo second gold medal in the Golf event while Ugochukwu Oguike bagged a bronze medal in Judo.

Imo also had windfall of medals in Para Athletics. Joy Orimezie won a bronze in shot put class F 57, Tochi Nze with a bronze medal in Javelin while Chidinma Obilor repeated the same feat winning a bronze in shot put class F55.

At the end of Day 4 events in Asaba, Team Imo medal has thus far recorded six Gold, one Silver and 10 Bronze medals.

*21st National Sports Festival Asaba 2022

Team Imo Medalists Thus Far:*


*Margaret Okoko and Akudo Okoroafor (Class 1 & 3 Para Table Tennis Team Event)

*Margaret Okoko ( Para Table Tennis Singles)

*Oluwabamidele Joseph Moses (Golf, Stroke event)

Oluwabamidele Joseph Moses (Golf)

Akudo Okoroafor & Margaret Okoko (Para Table Tennis Class 2 & 3)

Uzoma Njoku (Dart Male Singles) 1001


Nkemjika Iwuoha (Para Powerlifting 67kg )


*Amarachi Okonkwo (Para Powerlifting)

*Thomas Osagiede (Para Table Tennis Singles Class 2)

*Tochukwu Nwokeukwu (Para Swimming)

*Favour Okehie ( Female Dart 701 Singles)

*Uzoma Njoku ( Dart 501 Male Singles)

*Ugochukwu Oguike (Judo)

*Joy Orimezie Para Athletics (Class F 57 Shot Put)

*Tochi Nze (Para Athletics Class F57 Javelin)

*Chidinma Obilor (Para Athletics Class F55 Shot put)

*Chimaobi Onwunah (Para Powerlifting 59 Kg)

*Imo has thus far won 6 Gold 1, Silver and 10 Bronze Medals as at the close of Sunday December 4th, 2022.

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