6th NYG: 11-yr-old girl wins 3 of 5 Gold medals in gymnastics’

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

Goel won the medals in aerobics, vault and power tumbling categories at the NYG holding at the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) for the 5th time.

Goel told NAN after clinching the third medal that her success could be attributed to her coach for his unrelenting efforts at seeing her succeed.

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

NAN reports that gymnastics is one of the 35 sports competed for in the Games, which recorded 32 states and the FCT as participants.

The NYG which is in it’s 6th edition, started on October 13 and is scheduled to end on Tuesday.