University of Jos Athlete Gyang Boyi Nyango Triumphs at Rivers State International Marathon

  • June 6, 2024, 9:35 a.m.
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Gyang Boyi Nyango, a remarkable athlete hailing from Plateau State, has made headlines by winning the Rivers State International Marathon. Nyango, a student of Physical & Health Education at the University of Jos, showcased his exceptional endurance and skill, completing the race in an impressive time of 2 hours, 28 minutes, and 29 seconds. The marathon, which drew competitors from across the region, saw Nyango rise above the rest, securing a well-deserved victory. His outstanding performance not only earned him the top spot but also a substantial reward. In recognition of his achievement, the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, presented Nyango with a cheque for $10,000. This historic win at the Rivers International Marathon is a testament to Nyango's dedication, rigorous training, and unwavering determination. His victory has brought pride not only to his home state of Plateau but also to the entire University of Jos community. As Nyango returns home with the $10,000 prize, he stands as an inspiring figure for aspiring athletes and a beacon of excellence in the field of long-distance running. This achievement marks a significant milestone in his athletic career and sets a high standard for future competitions. Congratulations to Gyang Boyi Nyango for his remarkable triumph and for making history at the Rivers State International Marathon. Key Highlights: Athlete: Gyang Boyi Nyango Hometown: Plateau State University: University of Jos Event: Rivers State International Marathon Completion Time: 2 hours, 28 minutes, and 29 seconds Prize: $10,000 cheque presented by Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara Nyango's success is a proud moment for all and an encouraging story of perseverance and excellence in sports.