Chukwuebuka Enekwechi of Team Nigeria successfully defended his title as African Games champion by winning the gold medal in the Shot Put event.

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

The 31-year-old emerged victorious in the men’s shot put final with an impressive throw of 21.06 meters.

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Enekwechi, who holds both the national and African Games records, displayed his dominance in the event, outperforming his competitors, including his fellow Nigerian athlete, Emeka Moses Ugwu.

Despite facing stiff competition, Egyptian athletes Mostafa Amr Hassan and Mohamed Magdi Hamza put up a strong fight to claim the silver and bronze medals respectively.

Hassan recorded a throw of 20.70 meters, securing the silver medal, while Hamza’s throw of 20.29 meters earned him the bronze.

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