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EAD Gold for Nigeria

20 Mar 06 08:56
World record holder Adekunle.

World record holder Adekunle Adesoji.

World record holder, Adekunle Adesoji of Nigeria easily won the Men’s 100m EAD gold medal but failed to put a dent in his world and Commonwealth Games records.

Adesoji recorded a time of 11.07 seconds, 0.32 seconds slower than his world record set in Athens in 2004.


South Africa’s Hilton Langenhoven came from behind to win the silver medal ahead of Nigeria’s Etinosa Eriyo.


The T12 EAD event is for athletes who are visually impaired. Melbourne 2006 is the first Commonwealth Games to have fully integrated EAD events.

Women's EAD 100m final

Australia’s Elizabeth McIntosh has won gold in the Women’s EAD 100m final.


Twenty-four-year-old McIntosh, who won three gold medals in the Sydney 2000 Paralympics, completed the distance in 14.38 seconds, 0.13 seconds ahead of silver medal winner Katrina Webb of Adelaide.


McIntosh, who lives at Cranbourne on Melbourne’s eastern outskirts, won gold in Sydney in the 100, 200 and 400 metres.


She also won silver in the Women’s 100m at the 2004 Athens Paralympics.


This was her first Commonwealth Games.


Webb was also competing in the Commonwealth Games for the first time and was a gold medallist in the 400m in Athens in 2004 and won two silver medals and a bronze in the 100m, 400m and 200m respectively at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics.

Beverley Jones, of Wales took home the bronze with a time of 14.81 seconds.


Australia’s Katherine Proudfoot finished fifth behind Nigeria’s Omolola Sangodeyi.


The world record time of 13.94 seconds for the Women’s 100m EAD was set by Australia’s Alison Quinn in Sydney in 2000.

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