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Team Nigeria win 4x400m mixed relay gold at World Athletics U-20 Championships

Team Nigeria athletes won gold in the 4×400 mixed relay at the ongoing U-20 World Athletics Championships on Wednesday.

The quartet Johnson Nnamani, Ella Onojuvwevwo, Opeyemi Oke, and Bamidele Ajayi had run a national record time of 3:21.66 to claim Heat 2 and qualify for the final.

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They proceeded to set a Championships Record to win the country’s inaugural gold at the competition in 3:19.70.

They defeated Poland (3:19.80) and India (3:20.60) to make history as the first winners of the event at the World Athletics U-20 Championship.

 

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