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National Principal’s Cup: Rivers Wins Best Athlete Award

The 2021 edition of the Principal’s Cup competition in the country has ended with Rivers State clinching four golds, one silver and two bronze medals.

The event which was organized by the Federal Ministry of Youth and sports from the states to the zones while the finals was held at MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja

The Vortex correspondent gathered that Rivers State also won the Personal Best Performing Athlete of the competition.

The 4x400m boys gold medal was clinched by Team Rivers, while Victor Tamunoimama Marcus of Community Secondary School, Okochiri was the fastest in 100 and 200meters, setting a new record of 10.07 seconds to grab the gold medals.

He was named the king of the race in Nigeria by the organizers of the event. From the State and Zonal levels, Isaac Gana of Community Secondary School, Abonnema took silver medal while Awaji-Agbana of Government Secondary School, Borikiri won bronze medal in the female category of the long Jump.

At the grand finale of the event, South-South had a total of 13 golds.

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