Africa: 13th African Games - S/Africa Overtake Nigeria, Moves to 2nd Position

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South Africa made the biggest move on Wednesday, moving from their initial 4th position to 2nd on the medal table at the end of day 7 after clinching six more gold medals.

Their move makes them level up with Nigeria on 22 gold medals but with more silver medals than Nigeria, who has not won any gold in the past two days.

Although tied on 22 gold medals with Nigeria, both South Africa and Nigeria are closely trailed by Algeria, who have 21 gold medals and are closely waiting for an opportunity to overtake the duo.). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material,, representing a diversity of positions on every topic.

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