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Egypt Tops Medal Table as the 13th All-Africa Games Conclude

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Prince Jean

Mar 25, 2024

All-Africa Games

Ofiicial Logo of All-Africa Games.

The 13th edition of the All-Africa Games, hosted in Ghana's capital, concluded on a triumphant note this Sunday. The event saw over 5,000 athletes from across the continent compete in 29 sports, marking a significant celebration of African sportsmanship and talent.

The games received high praise for their organization and the level of competition, with Allah Kouamé, Vice-President of the African Cycling Confederation, commending the organizers for their exemplary work and highlighting the event as a platform for both confirming and unveiling sporting talents.

Egypt emerged as the dominant force in the games, clinching a total of 189 medals, including 101 golds, solidifying their position at the top of the medal tally. They were closely followed by Nigeria, with 120 medals, and South Africa, with a total of 106 medals.

Athletes enjoyed excellent competition conditions, complemented by near-perfect weather throughout the games. Dr. Kwaku Ofosu-Asare, the Executive Chairman of the Organizing Committee, shared insights into the infrastructure developments for the games, including the adoption of a hybrid model for the construction of new facilities and the modernization of existing ones. The aquatic center in Borteyman was highlighted as one of the best in Africa, a testament to the games' commitment to providing top-tier facilities for competitors.

The games also offered spectators and sports enthusiasts memorable experiences, with high-level competitions across a variety of sports. A spectator shared their excitement about the diverse sports, nationalities, and the vibrant atmosphere the games brought to the country, underlining the event's success in bringing together people from different backgrounds in a celebration of sport.

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