Delta State Wins Fifth Record National Youth Games.

Delta State Wins Fifth Record National Youth Games.

Delta state won the 2019 edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) for the fifth time.

The game ended in Ilorin on Monday, with Delta State picking up a total 104 medals to win the games for the record fifth time.


 

Total number of 3,893 athletes  from 33 states and the FCT who competed in 34 sporting events at the game.

Team Delta clinched 41 gold, 32 silver and 31 bronze medals to runaway with title once more since its inception in 2013.

 

Team Lagos finished in 2nd place with 72 medals, comprising of 22 gold, 36 silver and 14 bronze medals, while Bayelsa finished third with a total of 45 medals: 17 gold, 6 silver and 22 bronze medals.

 

Akwa Ibom placed fourth on the table with 41 medals comprising 16 gold, 12 silver and 13 bronze medals.

 

Edo are 5th with 30 medals of 13 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals.

 

Yobe state was named the Best behaved state while Akwa Ibom won the best kitted team.

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