Imo athletes dominate all throw events at the MTN MOC Athletics Championship holding in Abuja.
Patience Joseph, a talented athlete from Imo State, took home the bronze in the girls 400 meters event, showcasing her exceptional skills and determination. Additionally, Obiefule Success secured gold in the boys javelin, shotput, and a silver in the discuss event, further highlighting the impressive performance of Imo State athletes.
Another standout athlete from Imo State is Ukandu Judith, who secured gold in the girls shotput and discuss events, along with a silver in the javelin event. Joseph Justus also demonstrated his exceptional skills by clinching gold in the discuss event, a silver in the shotput event, and a bronze in the javelin event. The performance of these athletes from Imo State has been exemplary, and they have undoubtedly made their state proud with their remarkable achievements.
At the finals, Patience Joseph participated in the 800 meters finals, while Joseph Justus competed in the 200 meters event. These athletes have shown great promise and determination, and their presence in these events is highly anticipated.
Patience Joseph’s outstanding performance at the MTN MOC Athletics Championship has solidified her status as the champion of the competition. Her victory in the 800 meters under 17 event has further cemented her reputation as a formidable athlete. It is worth noting that Patience Joseph is a student of Chosen International Secondary School in Mgbidi, Imo State, showcasing the remarkable talent that exists within the youth of the state.
In light of the impressive performance of the Imo State athletes, there has been an outpouring of gratitude towards government for their commitment to sports development and nurturing young talents in the state.
Additionally, the athletes have expressed their satisfaction towards Hon. Emeka Okoronkwo, Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, for his unwavering determination in achieving the vision for sports development set out by Gov. Hope Uzodimma.
The support and encouragement provided by the state government has undoubtedly played a significant role in the success of these talented athletes.