Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Nigeria at the
2018 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Nigeria.svg
CGF codeNGR
CGANigeria Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
in Gold Coast, Australia
Competitors88 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Blessing Okagbare (opening)
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
9
Silver
9
Bronze
6
Total
24
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Nigeria competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.[1]

Track and field athlete Blessing Okagbare was the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 17 20 37
Basketball 12 0 12
Boxing 4 4 8
Gymnastics 1 1 2
Powerlifting 3 3 6
Table tennis 6 1 7
Weightlifting 2 2 4
Wrestling 6 6 12
Total 51 37 88

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Enoch Olaoluwa Adegoke 100 m 10.19 1 Q 10.24 1 Q 10.35 7
Ogho-Oghene Egwero 10.38 2 Q 10.426 6 Did not advance
Seye Ogunlewe 10.20 2 Q 10.20 3 q 10.19 4
Suwaibidu Galadima 100 m T47 N/A 11.04 1st, gold medalist(s)
Emmanuel Arowolo 200 m 20.99 3 q 21.25 8 Did not advance
Orukpe Eraiyokan 400 m 47.19 4 Did not advance
Samson Nathaniel 46.41 2 Q 46.61 5 Did not advance
Chidi Okezie 45.84 SB 4 Q 47.33 7 Did not advance
Oyeniyi Abejoye 110 m hurdles 14.10 7 N/A Did not advance
Mohamed Rilwan Alowonle 400 m hurdles 49.49 4 q N/A 49.80 5
Henry Okorie 52.14 7 N/A Did not advance
Emmanuel Arowolo
Ogho-Oghene Egwero
Usheoritse Itsekiri
Seye Ogunlewe
Enoch Olaoluwa Adegoke*
4 × 100 m 38.52 3 Q N/A DSQ
Orukpe Eraiyokan
Salihu Isah
Samson Nathaniel
Chidi Okezie
4 × 400 m DSQ N/A Did not advance

* Competed in the heats only.

Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi Shot put 20.66 2 Q 21.14 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Eke Kalu 17.62 12 q 17.86 12
Stephen Mozia Discus throw 59.95 6 q 59.58 7
Samuel Kure Javelin throw 73.49 15 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Isoken Igbinosun 100 m 11.69 3 Q 11.85 7 Did not advance
Jennifer Madu 11.62 3 Q 11.59 5 Did not advance
Joy Udo-Gabriel 11.42 2 Q 11.53 4 Did not advance
Isoken Igbinosun 200 m 23.54 4 Q 24.03 7 Did not advance
Praise Idamadudu 23.55 4 Q 23.69 7 Did not advance
Folasade Abugan 400 m DSQ Did not advance
Yinka Ajayi 51.71 1 Q 51.81 2 Q 52.26 8
Patience Okon George DSQ Did not advance
Oluwatobiloba Amusan 100 m hurdles 12.73 1 Q N/A 12.68 1st, gold medalist(s)
Grace Ayemoba 13.59 5 N/A Did not advance
Glory Onome Nathaniel 400 m hurdles 56.01 3 Q N/A 56.39 6
Rita Ossai DNF N/A Did not advance
Oluwatobiloba Amusan
Rosemary Chukwuma
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor
Joy Udo-Gabriel
4 × 100 m N/A 42.75 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Yinka Ajayi
Patience Okon George
Praise Idamadudu
Glory Onome Nathaniel
4 × 400 m N/A 3:25.29 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Fadekemi Florence Olude 20 km walk N/A 1:49:31 10
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Precious Okoronkwor Long jump 6.12 14 Did not advance
Blessing Ibrahim Triple jump N/A 13.48 5
Doreen Amata High jump N/A 1.80 10
Kelechi Nwanaga Javelin throw N/A 53.17 6
Goodness Chinasa Duru Javelin throw F46 N/A 22.11 4
Queen Obisesan Hammer throw N/A 63.84 5

Basketball[edit]

Nigeria has qualified a men's basketball teams of 12 athletes. The team qualified after being ranked in the top three in the Commonwealth (besides the host nation, Australia).[3]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster
Pool A
Team
PLD W L PF PA PD Points
 Australia 3 3 0 271 183 +88 6
 New Zealand 3 2 1 265 204 +61 5
 Canada 3 1 2 197 244 -47 4
 Nigeria 3 0 3 187 289 -102 3
Qualified for the Semifinals
Qualified for the Qualifying finals
6 April 2018
20:00
Nigeria  65–110  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 15–24, 20–26, 8–31, 22–29
Pts: Dike 15
Rebs: Achiuwa 8
Asts: Ofoegbu, Achiuwa 2
Pts: Abercrombie 21
Rebs: Pledger 10
Asts: Ili, Kenny 6
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Liszka (POL), Kom Njilo (CMR),
Unsworth (GBR)

7 April 2018
14:00
Canada  82–67  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 23–16, 20–21, 14–15, 25–15
Pts: Diressa, Alleyn 24
Rebs: Tutu 6
Asts: Nissen 4
Pts: Diogu 29
Rebs: Diogu 15
Asts: Iroegbu, Diogu 3
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Boyer (AUS), Kom Njilo (CMR),
Unsworth (GBR)

9 April 2018
21:00
Australia  97–55  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 23-17, 25-10, 28-14, 21-14
Pts: Brandt 16
Rebs: Cadee 9
Asts: Sobey 5
Pts: Diogu 19
Rebs: Achiuwa 8
Asts: Ofoegbu 3
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Liszka (POL), Kom Njilo (CMR), Dodds (GBR)
Qualifying finals
10 April 2018
17:30
Nigeria  61–66  Scotland
Scoring by quarter: 16–23, 12–17, 18–6, 15–20
Pts: Diogu 24
Rebs: Diogu 15
Asts: Iroegbu, Ofoegbu 4
Pts: Murray 17
Rebs: Murray, Achara 8
Asts: Malcolm 4
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Referees: Arnauld Kom Njilo (CMR), Artur Decastro (MOZ)

Boxing[edit]

Nigeria participated with a team of 8 athletes (4 men and 4 women)

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Sikiru Ojo −56 kg N/A  Samuel Addo (GHA)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Adeola Soyoye −60 kg  Thadius Katua (PNG)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Osita Umeh −69 kg  Manoj Kumar (IND)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Lukmon Lawal −81 kg N/A  Regarn Simbwa (UGA)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Ayisat Oriyomi −51 kg N/A  Carly McNaul (NIR)
L ABD
Did not advance
Yetunde Odunuga −60 kg BYE  Caroline Veyre (CAN)
W RSC
 Paige Murney (ENG)
L 1-4
Did not advance 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Itunu Oriola −69 kg BYE  Kaye Scott (AUS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Millicent Agboegbulem −75 kg  Salote Huni (TGA)
W 5-0
 Elizabeth Andiego (KEN)
W 5-0
 Caitlin Parker (AUS)
L 0-5
Did not advance 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Nigeria participated with 1 athlete (1 man).

Men
Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB
Tayo Fakiyesi Qualification 7.650 N/A 12.475 N/A N/A

Rhythmic[edit]

Nigeria participated with 1 athlete (1 woman).

Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon
Jade Faulkner Qualification 9.800 8.500 9.500 6.000 33.800 24

Table tennis[edit]

Nigeria participated with 7 athletes (6 men and 1 woman).

Singles
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Bode Abiodun Men's singles  Benjamin
 (SLE)
W 4 - 0
 Takooa
 (KIR)
W 4 - 0
1 Q  Cathcart
 (NIR)
W 4 - 1
 Pitchford
 (ENG)
L 1 - 4
Did not advance
Quadri Aruna Bye  Chan Yook Fo
 (MRI)
W 4 - 0
 Pang
 (SGP)
W 4 - 1
 Desai
 (IND)
W 4 - 0
 Achanta
 (IND)
W 4 - 0
 Gao
 (SGP)
L 2 - 4
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Segun Toriola Bye  Wilson
 (TTO)
W 4 - 1
 Gnanasekaran
 (IND)
L RET
Did not advance
Doubles
Athletes Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Bode Abiodun
Olajide Omotayo
Men's doubles Bye  Khawaja /
Rameez (PAK)
W 3 - 0
 Drinkhall /
Pitchford (ENG)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Quadri Aruna
Segun Toriola
Bye  Tomlinson /
Watson (JAM)
W 3 - 0
 Choong /
Leong (MAS)
W 3 - 1
 Pang /
Poh (SGP)
L 1 - 3
Did not advance
Team
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Bode Abiodun
Quadri Aruna
Azeez Jamiu
Olajide Omotayo
Segun Toriola
Men's team  Belize (BIZ)
W 3 - 0
 Malaysia (MAS)
W 3 - 1
1 Q Bye  Australia (AUS)
W 3 - 1
 England (ENG)
W 3 - 2
 India (IND)
L 0 - 3
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Para-sport
Athletes Event Group Stage Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Temitope Ogunsanya Men's TT6–10  Cogill (RSA)
L 0 - 3
 Mizrachi (AUS)
L 0 - 3
 Wilson (ENG)
L 0 - 3
4 Did not advance
Faith Obazuaye Women's TT6–10  McDonnell (AUS)
W 3 - 0
 Sutar (IND)
W 3 - 0
 Chan (CAN)
W 3 - 0
1 Q  Pickard (ENG)
W 3 - 0
 Tapper (AUS)
L 1 - 3
2nd, silver medalist(s)

Weightlifting[edit]

Nigeria participated with 4 athletes (2 men and 2 women).[4]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Favour Agboro Men's −62 kg 112 9 156 3 268 5
Michael Anyalewechi Men's −85 kg 147 3 177 5 324 5
Monica Uweh Women's −48 kg 66 5 88 4 154 5
Fatima Yakubu Women's −53 kg Did not finish Did not start

Powerlifting[edit]

Nigeria participated with 6 athletes (3 men and 3 women).

Athlete Event Result Rank
Roland Ezuruike Men's lightweight 224.3 1st, gold medalist(s)
Paul Kehinde 219.9 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Abdulazeez Ibrahim Men's heavyweight 191.9 1st, gold medalist(s)
Lucy Ejike Women's lightweight 134.1 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Esther Oyema 141.6 1st, gold medalist(s)
Ndidi Nwosu Women's heavyweight 110.4 1st, gold medalist(s)

Wrestling[edit]

Nigeria participated with 12 athletes (6 men and 6 women).

Repechage Format
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ebikewenimo Welson Men's -57 kg Bye  Etko (SCO)
W 4 - 0
 Takahashi (CAN)
L 0 - 5
Bye  Combrinck (RSA)
W 3 - 1
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Amas Daniel Men's -65 kg  van Rensburg (RSA)
W 3 - 0
 Punia (IND)
L 0 - 4
Did not advance  Richards (NZL)
W 4 - 0
 de Marinis (CAN)
W 3 - 1
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Ebimienfaghe Assizecourt Men's -74 kg Bye  Ali Amzad (BAN)
W 4 - 0
 Botha (RSA)
L 0 - 5
Bye  Dodge (WAL)
L 0 - 5
5
Melvin Bibo Men's -86 kg Bye  Conteh (SLE)
W 5 - 0
 Eslami (ENG)
W 4 - 0
N/A  Inam (PAK)
L 0 - 3
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Soso Tamarau Men's -97 kg Bye  Nyamsi Tchouga (CMR)
W 4 - 1
 Khatri (IND)
L 1 - 3
Bye  Kaouslidis (CYP)
L 1 - 3
5
Blessing Onyebuchi Women's -76 kg N/A  Pariadhaven (MRI)
W 4 - 0
 Kiran (IND)
W 4 - 0
N/A  Wiebe (CAN)
L 0 - 5
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Group Stage Format
Athlete Event Group Stage Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Odunayo Adekuoroye Women's -57 kg  McDaid (NIR)
W 4 - 0
 Essombe Tiako (CMR)
W 4 - 1
 Genave (MRI)
W 4 - 0
1 Q  Schaefer (CAN)
W 4 - 0
 Dhanda (IND)
W 3 - 1
1st, gold medalist(s)
Blessing Oborududu Women's -68 kg  Nthiga (KEN)
W 5 - 0
 Sultana (BAN)
W 5 - 0
N/A 1 Q  Kakran (IND)
W 4 - 1
 Lappage (CAN)
W 3 - 1
1st, gold medalist(s)
Nordic Format
Athlete Event Nordic Round Robin Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Sinivie Boltic Men's -125 kg  Raza (PAK)
L 0 - 5
 Jarvis (CAN)
L INJ
 Kouamen Mbianga (CMR)
NP
 Malik (IND)
L INJ
4
Mercy Genesis Women's -50 kg  Phogat (IND)
L 1 - 3
 MacDonald (CAN)
L 0 - 4
 Kaur (AUS)
W 4 - 0
N/A 3
Bose Samuel Women's −53 kg  Kumari (IND)
L 1 - 3
 Holland (AUS)
W 4 - 0
 Weicker (CAN)
L 0 - 4
 Dilhani (SRI)
W 5 - 0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Aminat Adeniyi Women's -62 kg  Etane Ngolle (CMR)
W 4 - 0
 Malik (IND)
W 3 - 1
 Ford (NZL)
W 4 - 0
 Fazzari (CAN)
W 5 - 0
1st, gold medalist(s)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "71 Nations and Territories. 6 Continents. 2 Billion citizens. 1 commonwealth family". www.gc2018.com/. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ Iheakam, Monica (4 April 2018). "Gold Coast 2018: Okagbare named Nigeria's flag bearer for opening ceremony". The Sun. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  3. ^ Morgan, Liam (28 July 2017). "Gold Coast 2018 reveal list of competing nations in basketball events". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Qualification List of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games" (PDF). www.iwf.net/. International Weightlifting Federation. March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018.