Nigeria at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

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Nigeria at the
2006 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Nigeria.svg
CGF code NGR
CGA Nigeria Olympic Committee
in Melbourne, Australia
Flag bearer Opening:
Ranked 12th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 6 7 17
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Nigeria is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials.


   Gold       Silver       Bronze    Total
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 4 6 7 17
Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Adesoji, AdekunleAdekunle Adesoji Athletics Men's 100 m EAD T12  ???
 Gold Iyiazi, NjidekaNjideka Iyiazi Athletics Women's Seated Shot Put EAD  ???
 Gold Ishaku, RuelRuel Ishaku Weightlifting Open EAD Powerlifting  ???
 Gold Merotohun, MondayMonday Merotohun
Segun Toriola
Table Tennis Men's Doubles March 25
 Silver Fasuba, OlusojiOlusoji Fasuba Athletics Men's 100 m March 20
 Silver Ohagwu, VirginiaVirginia Ohagwu Athletics Women's Seated Shot Put EAD  ???
 Silver Iworima, OtonyeOtonye Iworima Athletics Women's Triple Jump March 21
 Silver Chukwuemeka, VivianVivian Chukwuemeka Athletics Women's Shot Put March 22



2nd, silver medalist(s) Adura Olalehin, Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Table Tennis

2nd, silver medalist(s) Faith Obiora, Women's Singles EAD



3rd, bronze medalist(s) Etinosa Eriyo, Men's 100 m EAD T12
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vitalis Lanshima, Men's 200 m EAD T46
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Christiana Ekpukhon, Folashade Abugan, Joy Eze, and Kudirat Akhigbe, Women's 4x400 m Relay


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nestor Bolum, Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olufemi Ajayi, Men's Welterweight (– 69 kg)

Table Tennis

3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kazeem Nasiru, Monday Merotohun, Segun Toriola, Seun Ajetun, and Tajudeen Jegede, Men's Team Competition
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Segun Toriola, Men's Singles

Nigeria's Team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games[edit]


Men's Competition[edit]

Women's Competition[edit]


Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 64 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 69 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Field Hockey[edit]

Women's team[edit]

Head Coach: Christian Kubeinje


Men's team[edit]

Head Coach: Sani Ahmed

Women's team[edit]

Head coach Scott Nnaji

See also[edit]