Rosemary Chukwuma and Alaba Akintola on Monday at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires won gold and silver medals.

Chukwuma finished with a time of 11.17 secs to win the female category of the athletics 100m event.

She won ahead of Julien Alfred of Saint Lucia (11.23 secs) and Gabriela Suarez of Ecuador (11.29 secs).

Akintola also clocked a time of 10.24 secs to win a silver medal in the boys category of the same event.

Luke Davids of South Africa won the event with a time of 10.15 secs, while Japan’s Seiryo Ikeda came third with 10.30 secs.

Reacting to the race, some Athletics enthusiasts took to their social media handles to express their joy.