Lagos Sports Festival: Surulere, Oriade councils show class in swimming




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Surulere Local on Saturday won six gold in swimming events at ongoing 2014 State Festival tagged, Ibile Games, held at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, .

All gold medals were won by Yeiyah Yellow for council.

game is to prepare Lagos State contingents for 19th National Festival in in November.

Yellow won gold in 400m freestyle men, 50m (butterfly stroke), 200 (breaststroke), 200 (individual medley), 50m (freestyle) and 200m freestyle events.

Yellow also came in 100m backstroke event.

In the female event, Esther Omoseyin, representing Oriade Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), won gold in three swimming categories.

Omoseyin won gold in 400m freestyle event, 50m (butterfly) and 200m (freestyle).

In the secondary category, Faith John Ipakodo Grammar , dominated the female categories by winning gold in 400m freestyle, 50m (butterfly), 200 (individual medley) and 200m freestyle event.

Faith also came in 200m backstroke, 50m (freestyle), 100m (butterfly) and came third in 100m backstroke events.

Ademuwagun Bolaji Ajegunle Secondary won gold in the 100m backstroke, 200m (backstroke), 200 (individual medley) and 200 breast stroke event.

Bolaji took silver in 50m butterfly and bronze in 400m and 200m butterfly stroke events.

The secondary games is to prepare the pupils for the West Secondary Schools Festival, tagged: Dawn Games, coming up on May 16. (NAN)