National Sports Festival: Imo medal hopeful slumps, dies

Nwachukwu - National Sports Festival: Imo medal hopeful slumps, dies

Imo state preparations for  next month’s  National Sports Festival in Edo state, received a set back with the death of a wrestling  medal hopeful, Bartholomew Nwachukwu.

Nwachukwu - National Sports Festival: Imo medal hopeful slumps, dies

The athlete slumped and died at the Dan Anyiam stadium while training for the festival billed for March 21 to April 1 in Edo state.

All efforts to revive Nwachukwu proved abortive as he was confirmed  dead when he was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Owerri.

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His demise has sent jitters down the spines of all athletes in the camp preparing for the Sports Festival.

 

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