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Cameroon Wins 12 medals, Finishes first in the Tournament for the CAA
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Posted on October 20, 2020, 11:19 am
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During the fourth edition of the Confederation African Athletics Grand Prix competition which took place in Yaoundé Cameroon won 12 medals and finishes first in the tournament.

Cameroon Wins 12 medals, Finishes first in the Tournament for the CAA

Held last week at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium Yaounde, on Saturday October 17th, 2020, the event brought in 112 athletes from Nigeria, the Central African Republic-CAR, Benin, Chad, Congo, Djibouti and Cameroon.

For men, Nguanguele Merlina Raphael was the fastest, winning the 100m in 10s67. Fraida Hassante won the women's 5000m in 18.43''98. Dinzde Evele won the gold on the men's side.

As for the women's 800m, Beninese Yarigo Noeli Ditchakou soundly defeated her opponents. At the end of the competition, Ngoye Natchatcha from Congo was named the best athlete of the tournament following her notable win in the 100 and 200m for women.

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Prominent figures present at the event were Cameroon Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi, the itinerant ambassador, Albert Roger Milla and the president of the African Athletics Confederation, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum.

Due to the restriction from the coronavirus pandemic this year’s event of the African Athletics Confederation Grand Prix competition was the first major competition in the country after several months. It was however held in strict compliance with the said restrictions.

With two in gold, six in silver and four in bronze, in total Cameroon finished first with 12 medals.

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