Nigeria’s women’s relay team makes history with the first-ever women’s 4x100m gold at the Commonwealth Games. Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma & Grace Nwokocha broke the record with 42.10 seconds. Tobi Amusan led the team with a head start, resulting in her country’s victory, before passing the baton to Favour Ofili, who maintained the distance before passing it on to Rosemary Chukwuma, who managed to pass it off to Grace Nwokocha. Overall, Nigeria’s team received 35 medals, 12 gold, 9 silver, and 14 bronze, with all 12 gold medals won by women.
Tobi Amulsa is a 25-year-old track and field athlete specializing in the 100m hurdles and sprinting. Favour Ofili is a 19-year-old track and field athlete specializing in the 200m and 400m sprints. Rosemary Chukwuma is a 20-year-old sprinter, while Grace Nwokocha is a 21-year-old sprinter with several 100m national champion medals.