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My focus is on continental cup –Chinwe Okoro

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NIGERIA silver medalist in women’s shot-put at the just concluded CAA, Okoro Chinwe stated that her focus is now on the continental championship that will take place later this year.

Nigeria’s duo of Chioma Onyekwere and Okoro Chinwe made a mark in Asaba by winning the gold and silver medal respectively in the women’s shot-put category.

Onyekwere covered a distance of 58.09 meters while Chinwe covered a distance 57.37 in an interview with National Light correspondent, while reacting to her winning the medal she said “winning a silver medal was part of my target, I’m happy Team Nigeria won the gold and silver medals,

I’m grateful to the fans for their support and I m drawing my attention to the continental cup that will hold later this year.”

When asked about her judgment on the stadium assessment she said “well I have no problem with the shot-put or the field, it was alright to me”.

On her part, Ischike Senekal of South Africa clinched bronze after covering a distance of 53.82

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