Nigeria stormed to victory in the women’s 4x100m relay at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday and the men won bronze, Megasportsarena.com reports.
The quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Nzubechi Nwokocha looked unstoppable and returned an African record of 42.10s.
100m hurdles world and commonwealth record holder, Amusan started the race for the Nigeria, Favour Ofilli, who won a silver medal in the 200m on Saturday, ran the second leg, and a stunning third leg from Rosemary Chukwuma gave Nigeria a lead that Grace Nwokocha wasn’t going to relinquish.
England finished in second place with a season best timing of 42.41s.
It was a shock bronze for Jamaica, and they would have been empty-handed without a rapid anchor leg from Elaine Thompson-Herah.
Two gold medals in 2 hours for Tobi Amusan.
The Nigerian quartet of Udodi Onwuzurike, Favour Ashe, Alaba Akintola and Raymond Ekevwo had earlier won the bronze medal in the men’s 4x100m relay finishing in a time of 38.81s.