Team Delta win National Youth Games for record 6th time

Team Delta wins 6th edition of NYG

Team Delta wins 6th edition of NYG

By Olayinka Owolewa/Ilorin

Team Delta on Tuesday in Ilorin underscored their dominance of the National Youth Games (NYG) by winning the sixth edition, with a haul of
60 gold, 26 silver and 28 bronze medals.

Delta had dominated the games since inception.

Team Lagos came a distant second with 19 gold, 25 silver and 28 bronze medals, while Edo occupied took the third position with 18 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze medals.

Team Lagos comes second at NYG

In fourth place was Bayelsa with 16 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze medals.

Rivers finished fifth with 11 gold, eight silver and 14 bronze medals.

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Kwara, which finished 13th at the last edition, improved their performance this year with a sixth place after garnering 10 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze medals.

FCT stood in the seventh position with 10 gold, nine silver and 17 bronze medals.

Ogun were in the eighth place on the final medals table after winning eight gold, 13 silver and 24 bronze.

Ondo State had seven gold, seven silver and 16 bronze medals to place ninth, while Oyo State won six gold, six silver and 19 bronze for a 10th place finish.

Tuesday’s closing ceremony held amid fanfare and a colourful march-past.

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