DELTA SPORTS FESTIVAL
After three days of activities at the on-going 6th Delta Sports Festival, three local government areas, Ukwuani, Aniocha-South and Ethiope-West are occupying the top of the medals table.
The festival will be rounded up tomorrow with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa expected to perform the closing ceremony at Ozoro Polytechnic Stadium.
The medals table made available by the Technical Sub-committee yesterday saw Ukwuani seating on top with 18 medals made up of 10 gold, five silver and three bronze while Aniocha-South has 23 medals made up of nine gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals. Ethiope-West has 13 medals made up of six gold, two silver and five bronze medals.
Seating in the fourth position is Warri-South with 14 medals (five gold, one silver and eight bronze), Burutu in the fifth position with four gold, seven silver and five bronze, just as Ughelli-North is sixth with three gold, four silver and two bronze medals.
Oshimili-North has three gold, three silver and four bronze, just as Aniocha-North has three gold, two silver and two bronze, while Ika-North-East has two gold, four silver and six bronze medals.
Meanwhile, Ebele Agbha from Ika-North-East won three gold medals in the womenâ€™s 48kg, while Ukamaka Dominic won three gold medals in the 63kg. Adaobi Onyia has also won three gold medals for Aniocha-South. The weightlifting event is taking place at Asaba Stadium.
In athletics event holding at Ozoro Polytechnic Stadium, Ineh Neyiwa from Warri-South, who wrote his name in gold, winning the menâ€™s triple jump on Day-two of the competition, yesterday added the long jump gold medal with a leap of 7.13 metres.