Lagos State Police Command Emerge Overall Winner Of IGP Open Weightlifting Championship

Lagos State Police Command Emerge Overall Winner Of IGP Open Weightlifting Championship

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By Amaechi Agbo

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday emerged overall winner of the first edition of Inspector General of Police, IGP Open Weightlifting Championship held in Abuja.

The Centre of Excellence Command won a total of 33 medals including 12 gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze to emerge best state in the three-day competition.

Rivers State Police Command came second with 10 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals making a sum of 18 medals.

FCT Sports Council came third with 9 gold and 3 silver making a total of 12 medals. Niger State won 9 medals with 6 gold and 3 bronze to pick 4th position.

Kogi State Sports Council won 6 gold medals to emerge 5 best state in the competition just as her counterpart in the North-Central, Nasarawa State Sports Council won 5 gold and 1 bronze to win 6th position.

7th position went to Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC who won 12 medals including 4 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze whereas Delta Police Command won 3 gold medals as 8th best participant.

9th position went to Kano State Police Command who won 2 gold and a silver while their Ekiti State counterpart won 6 silver and 3 bronze to place 10th.

Kebbi State Police Command and Sokoto Command took 12th and 13th positions with 6 medals of 3 silver, 3 bronze and 3 bronze, respectively.

Lagos state, apart from receiving various medals they won, was also presented with a trophy as the champions of the championship.

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