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Eko 2012: Delta Crowned Winners

Eko 2012: Delta Crowned Winners

Predictably, Delta State has won the 18th National Sports Festival which ended Saturday night at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Delta topped the medal table with 114 gold, 99 silver and 75 bronze medals.

Eko 2012: Delta Crowned Winners

Team Rivers that posed the biggest threat to Delta throughout the festival was second with 76 gold, 71 silver and 70 bronze medals while hosts, Lagos State finished third with a medal haul of 64 gold, 47 silver and 44 bronze.

Traditional strong contenders, Edo finished a distant fourth with 25 gold, 23 silver and 44 bronze medals. Bayelsa State made a strong presence by finishing fifth with a total of 58 medals. A bread own shows 19 gold, 17 silver and 22 bronze medals.

Ondo State with 18 gold, 12 silver and 28 bronze placed 6th while Ogun finished 7th with 15 gold, 22 silver and 31 bronze medals. The next hosts, Cross River State put up a sterling performance, finishing 8th with 12 gold, 14 silver and 23 bronze medals.

Medals Table

States             G        S          B       Total

Delta              114      99       75        228

Rivers             76       71       70        217

Lagos              64       47       71       182

Edo                 25        23      44         92

Bayelsa          19        17       22        58

Ondo              18        12       28        58

Ogun            15         22      31        68

C-River           12        14       23       49

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