- Team Africa's medals campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games is thus far going swimmingly
- Thus far after halfway through the games in Birmingham, nine nations from the continent have charted on the medals standings
- This has equated to 46 medals, with more expected as the competition climaxes
The medals tally for the African nations at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham is currently looking healthy.
With the competition being past its halfway stay, nine African nations have won 46 medals. These include 13 gold medals, 15 silvers and 18 bronze ones.
South Africa is currently ahead of the continental gold rush, followed by Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and Cameroon. Mauritius, Gambia, Tanzania and Namibia are the other continent's participants that have won medals.
With athletics and boxing offering a strong opportunity to gain medals, the table below is expected to improve dramatically as the final weekend approaches.
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Full African medals table:
South Africa - G: 6 - S: 7 - B: 7 = 20
Nigeria - G: 3 - S: 1 - B: 4 = 8
Uganda - G: 2 - S: 0 - B: 0 = 2
Kenya - G: 1 - S: 3 - B: 3 = 7
Cameroon - G: 1 - S: 0 - B: 0 = 1
Mauritius - G: 0 - S: 2 - B: 2 = 4
Gambia - G: 0 - S: 1 - B: 0 = 1
Tanzania - G: 0 - S: 1 - B: 0 = 1
Namibia - G: 0 - S: 0 - B: 2 = 2
2022 Commonwealth Games Athletics: Full Team Africa Day 7 schedule
Day 6 of the Commonwealth was glorious for Africa in the track and field.
As reported by Sports Brief, Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala and South Africa's Akani Simbine pulled off a one-two in the men's 100m final to seal gold and silver medal wins respectively in the day's highlight.
Day 7 will hopefully deliver more of the same in this regard.
Source: Sports Brief News