Team Cross River Clinch 16 Medals In Ongoing National Sports Festival

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Efa Sunday

The Cross River contingents participating in the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival, currently ongoing in National Stadium, Abuja, have clinched sixteen medals so far.

The festival which started on 7th of December, 2018, had Team Cross River registered for nine sports, out of a total of thirty-nine.

The category of sports team Cross River is participating in are; Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Pole Vault, Athletics, Scrabble, and Karate.

So far, the medals won are enumerated below;

1. Felix Ekpo, Men’s Weight Lifting 135kg – Gold

2. Cecilia Otu Akpan and Janet Friday, Women’s Table Tennis Team – Gold

3. Cecilia Otu Akpan and Janet Friday, Women’s Table Tennis Double – Gold

4. Ishmael Sadjo, Men’s 10,000m Marathon – Gold

5.Cecilia Otu Akpan, Women Table Tennis Singles – Silver

6. Felix Ekpo, Men’s Weight Lifting, Class of 73kg- Silver

8. (Name of athletic not confirmed) Women’s 50m Freestyle Swimming – Silver

9. Esther Patrick, Women’s Weight Lifting 64kg Weight; Snatch – Silver

10. Esther Patrick, Women’s Weight Lifting class of 64kg Clean and Jerk – Silver

11. Esther Patrick, Women’s Weight Lifting 84kg Weight; Snatch – Silver

12. Felix Ekpo, Men’s Weight Lifting 67kg – Bronze

12. Victor Mgbe, Men’s Para-swimming – Bronze

14. Etim Orok and Solomon Mathias, Men’s Table Tennis Double – Bronze

15. Rustom Francis, Men’s Karate – Bronze

16. John Arikpo, Wrestling – Silver

More updates shortly.

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