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NYG: Delta wins fourth straight title

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TEAM Delta made history yesterday, winning the 4th National Youth Games in Ilorin to make it four wins out of four competitions.

They won the multi-sports youth development Games for the third time in 2017, after garnering 61 medals, made up of 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.

Team Delta emerged winners of the 4th edition, and building on last year’s collections.

The state finished with a total of 67 medals, made up of 27 gold, 24 silver and 16 bronze, to win the 2018 Games.

Lagos, which did not participate in the second and third editions returned in a big way, emerging second after securing a total of 60 medals — 23 gold, 15 silver and 22 bronze.

Team Bayelsa and Ogun were joint third, winning 34 medals — 11 gold, 7 silver and 16 bronze each. Akwa-Ibom and Abia came fourth and fifth in that order. Hosts Kwara had a decline in their performance, finishing ninth, with five gold, nine silver and four bronze medals. They came fourth in the 2017 edition.

Twenty-nine states recorded medals, with Team Adamawa coming last among the states with medals, as they got only one bronze.

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