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Delta Retains Top Spot with 158 Gold Medals

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Delta Retains Top Spot with 158 Gold Medals

The curtain was drawn  on the 20th National Sports Festival tagged *Edo 2020* on Wednesday  with  Defending champions *Team Delta* retaining the top spot on the medals  table with 158 gold medals.

The event ended in a grandstyle with a colourful closing ceremony that had live  musical performances spiced with the relays finals that held the scanty spectators at  the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin spellbound.

Host Edo State trailed in second  position with 129 Gold with Bayelsa state emerging  third  best with 56 Gold.
One of the  high points of the  Festival was the  feat of  10 year old *Stephanie Onusiriuka* of Team Anambra who  won gymnastic gold, 2 silvers 1 bronze as well  as the outstanding 15 medal haul of *Asagbe  Ifiaezibe* of Team Bayelsa. Top female athlete  *Grace Nwokocha*  also qualified  for the *Tokyo  2020 Olympics*  after winning  the 100m and 200m events.

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