Marrakech - Folashade Abugan won gold in the women’s 400m
finals at the ongoing African Athletics Championships.
The event, being held in Marrakech, Morocco, has been well
attended by locals and Abugan ran in front on hordes of cheering fans.
Abugan was ecstatic to better her third place finish she
earned four years ago at the Championships.
“I am so happy to win because four years ago I won a bronze
medal but this time around, I am the African champion,” Abugan told the
“This season has been a great one for me as I
became national champion, won a bronze at the IAAF World Relays and silver at
the Commonwealth Games. I am going to train harder ahead of the Continental
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