Delhi 2010: Tosin Oke Takes Triple Jump Gold for Nigeria

Nigerian athlete, Tosin Oke, has scooped a gold medal for Nigeria after achieving a triple jump of 17.16 in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi. Oke used to jump for Britain, starting out with Cambridge Harriers. He has been trained by Guy Spencer and John Herbert, the coach of Phillips Idowu and Jade Johnson. He narrowly beat Lucien Hugo Mamba Schlick of Cameroon, who jumped a national record in the course of the final. The results are as follows:

  • Tosin Oke – Nigeria – 17.16M
  • Lucien Hugo Mamba Schlick – Cameroon – 17.14
  • Renjith Maheswary – India – 17.07
  • Nathan Douglas – England – 16.96
  • Wilbert Hopeton Walker – Jamaica – 16.85
  • Randy Lewis – Grenada – 16.73
  • Larry Achike – England – 16.59
  • Zacharias Arnos – Cyprus – 16.12
  • Amarjeet Singh – India – 16.00
  • Nicholas Robert Thomas – Jamaica – 15.32
  • Boitu Baiteke – Kiribati – 13.29
  • Mong Tavol – Papua New Guinea – NM
  • Ayata Nikemo Joseph – Antigua & Barbuda – DNS

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