National Sports Festival: Eight-Month Pregnant Athlete Wins Gold Medal [VIDEO]


An eight months pregnant Aminat Idrees has won a gold medal in taekwondo for Team Lagos at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo state.

In the Poomsae Taekwondo (demonstration) female team event, the Lagos athlete won silver and also an individual bronze medal in the same category, she also finished first in the mixed event.

In another event, Team Edo won the gold medal of the six-aside cricket while Kwara and Lagos to silver and bronze medals respectively.

Team Lagos also won a silver medal in the female team six-a-side cricket, while their male counterpart won a bronze medal.

Ukpereseraye Ese of Delta won her second gold of the festival in the women’s 100m cycling category.

Tombrapa Gripa and Joke Durogbade claimed the silver and bronze for Edo and Oyo States respectively.

Delta leads with seven gold, three silver, and three bronze, while Bayelsa recorded five gold, four silver, and four bronze to place second on the medals table.

Watch the video below;


….alongside her male counterpart, Arowora Roqeeb.

This is Team Lagos’ first gold at Edo 2020.

She also won Silver in the female team Poomsae category and an individual bronze in the same category making her one of the leading medalists at the festival.




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