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Bello wins 4 gold in canoe competition

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Ayomide Bello, from Edo won four gold medals at the ‘2021 Admiral Porbeni Boat Race’ on Saturday in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 11 states, clubs and individuals participated in the three days three-day events.

The competition was organised by the Nigeria Canoe, Rowing and Sailing Federation at the Jabi Lake in Abuja.

Bello is the number one in Africa confederation in the sport.

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She won her first gold in women race 1 C1 500m, first position and received N100,000 prize.

The second position was won by Goodness Foloky, an individual athlete, who received N70,000 while the third position went to Esther Toko from Delta, with N50,000 prize.

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Bello won her second gold in 500M C1, her third gold in 200M C2 mixed double and the third gold in 500M C2 mixed double.

“I’m happy with this record; I will continue to train with or without a coach to have a good record in Tokyo,’’ she said.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the three-day event began on Thursday.

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