Team Nigeria won two medals – one silver and one bronze – after being represented by 55 athletes.

Team Nigeria was placed 74th at the end of the 2020 Tokyo Games on Sunday and eighth best among the 54 African nations at the Games.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Team Nigeria won two medals – one silver and one bronze – after being represented by 55 athletes.

While Ese Brume won the bronze medal from the women’s long jump event, Blessing Oborududu won the silver medal from the wrestling event’s women’s freestyle 68kg.

The Games, which began on July 23 and ended on Sunday, had 93 of the 206 participating teams making it to the medals table, including 13 of the 54 from Africa.

How African teams fared at Tokyo 2020

Country Position (Africa)Position (World)GoldSilverBronze Total

Kenya 11944210

Uganda 2362114

South Africa352123

Egypt 4541146

Ethiopia 5561124

Tunisia 658112

Morocco 76311

Nigeria 874112

Namibia 97711

Botswana 108611

Burkina Faso108611

Cote d’Ivoire 108611

Ghana 108611



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