Rush for Medals Begin at 26th Quadrangular Games


It was a busy day for competitors monday at the ongoing 26th Quadrangular Games holding Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos.

The Quadrangular games, is a yearly event is rotated among four clubs, Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, The Apapa Club and Lagos Country Club Ikeja.

After a colourful opening ceremony on Sunday, action began in the table tennis event with players of the four clubs trying to out smart one another, particularly in the team event as well as the men singles. The women singles provided a delightful moment for spectators who came from varous parts of Lagos.

There was action in the lawn tennis men single and veteran events yesterday night, same for snooker event. Action resume today at 6pm with medallists expected to emeremerge

A member of the organising committee Yomi Ogundipe explained that the purpose of the games is for members to be see themselves as member of one family.

He said: “It is not hosting to win but fellowship through sports.”
The 2017 edition of the quadrangular games is featuring 10 events namely; snooker, Billiards and Pool, table tennis, lawn tennis, badminton, squash, swimming, soccer, chess, scrabble and Ayo.
The competition which will end on December 2nd isfeaturing over 250 competitors with 50 athletes representing each of the four clubs.

The last edtion of the Games eas hosted by Lagos Country club Ikeja.