Nnamdi Chinecherem has become the first Nigerian in history to win a World U20 medal in the Javelin throw category. He won a bronze medal for Nigeria.
BREAKING! It’s a 2nd medal for #TeamNigeria @ the @WorldAthletics U20 Championship as Nnamdi Chinecherem wins bronze 🥉in the men’s javelin final with a throw of 74.48 @BaylorTrack @NGAthletix #WAU20Nairobi21 pic.twitter.com/Fxyb89E5mL
— RoMarine⚽ (@sami_bam) August 20, 2021
This is Nigeria’s second medal at the U20 World Championships after securing a gold medal at the first ever Mixed 4×400 M race.
Nigeria has won the first ever World Championship U20 4X400m race and consequently set a new World Championship record!https://t.co/mrtUz8Iy5m
— AfroBallers (@afroballers) August 19, 2021
Nigeria is leaving a strong footprint at these games. We want more of that!