National Youth Games: 11-year-old sweeps three gold medals in gymnastics

An 11-year-old girl, Avani Goel, from Delta State, has won three out of the five gold medals in the gymnastics event at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.

Miss Goel won the medals in aerobics, vault and power tumbling categories at the NYG holding at the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) for the fifth time.

She said her success could be attributed to her coach for his unrelenting efforts at seeing her succeed.

Miss Goel also appreciated her parents for their support and encouragement in showcasing her talents.

Gymnastics is one of the 35 sports competed for in the Games, which has 32 states and the FCT as participants.

The NYG which is in its sixth edition started on October 13 and is scheduled to end on October 19.

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