28th November, 2011
Athletics team of Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH proved their supremacy as they topped the table in the athletic events of the just concluded 3rd Lagos Tertiary Game 2011.
Team LASPOTECH won 5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals. Lagos State University, LASU came second with 2 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medal. In the third position were University of Lagos team, who won 2 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals, while Yaba College of Technology won 1 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal.
LASPOTECH also won the football gold of the competition. The Isolo-based institution defeated LASU 2-0 in the final played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Apart from a gold trophy, LASPOTECH carted home the sum of N1.250m, while LASU, who won silver medal were given N850,000.
Grace Polytechnic beat Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education 2-0 to win the bronze medal of the football event and the sum of N400,000.
The final ceremony was witnessed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Sports,Â representatives of the participating schools and students.
Fifteen institutions took part in the week long championship where about seven sports were competed for. The sports are table tennis, vollleyball, football, basketball, beach soccer, beach volleyball and athletics.