Nigeria cyclists made a flying start in the opening round of the 2021 African Championship-Track in Cairo, Egypt., BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The championship which began this week was organised by the African Cycling Confederation (CAC).
The highlights of Team Nigeria (Women Elite, Women Junior and Male Junior) who competed in Team Pursuit, Team Sprint, Time Trial and Scratch Race results:
1 Gold Medal – Team Pursuit (women elite)
1 Gold – Team Sprint (Women elite)
1 Silver – Time Trial (Women elite)
1 Silver – Team sprint (Women Junior)
1 Bronze – Team Pursuit (Women Junior)
Number of Medals
Gold Medal. – 2
Silver Medal – 2
Bronze Medal – 1
Total = 5
However, Team Nigeria cyclist will compete in other events with comparative advantage to win medals today.
For the first time Nigeria won gold medals in those events in the elite category.
Also team Nigeria cyclist defeat strong opponents: South Africa and Egypt who also have good record of performance at track cycling in Africa and the world in general .