Nigeria’s Zannu Wins Historic Medal In Arm Wrestling Event At African Games

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Zannu made history at the African Games 2023 as she became the first ever athlete to win a medal in the arm wrestling event.

The 2023 games is the first time that the arm wrestling would be a scoring event, and Zannu became the first athlete to land a medal.

Zannu got into the history books after defeating Ghana’s Racheal Lankai in the women’s 55kg.

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In other sports, Team Nigeria beat Rwanda to win the bronze medal in women’s beach volleyball.

Esther Mbah and Pamela Bawa teamed up to win the 3rd place match 2-0: (22-20, 21-12).

Meanwhile, in the medal table Team Nigeria occupy second place with 25 gold, 18 silver and 25 bronze.

Egypt still occupy number one spot with 83 gold, 33 silver and 28 bronze medals.

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