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Ogunlewe misses out on 100m medal, finishes fifth in Asaba

Ogunlewe misses out on 100m medal, finishes fifth in Asaba
August 02
20:10 2018
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Seye Ogunlewe, Nigeria’s representative in the men’s 100m final of the African Athletics Championship, went home empty-handed.

Ogunlewe came fifth after finishing the race in a time of 10:45 seconds on Thursday.

Commonwealth champion Akanni Simbine claimed the gold medal, winning in a time of 10:25 seconds.

Gueu Arthur Cisse of Cote D’Ivoire won the silver medal in 10:33 seconds.

Another South African Simon Magakwe of South Africa went home with the bronze medal.

Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Temilola Ogunrinde smashed the hammer throw national record to win the silver medal with a 67.39 meter throw.

Soukaina Zakour of Mauritius won the gold medal while Congolese Jennifer Bawsikita took home bronze.

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