Thursday, October 28, 2021

Edo 2020: 8-months pregnant Taekwondoist wins Lagos first Gold medal

In a rare show of bravery, a 8-month old pregnant Aminat Idrees has won Lagos State its first gold medal at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State.

Aminat Idrees who is 8 months pregnant won gold in the Mixed Poomsae category in Taekwondo alongside her male counterpart, Arowora Roqeeb.

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.

Olympic bound, Enku Ewa Ekuta also won gold in the 63kg category.

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare yesterday declared open the 20th National Sports Festival in Benin City, the capital of Edo State.

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