Team Nigeria was placed 74th at the end of the 2020 Tokyo Games on Sunday and eighth best among the 54 African nations at the Games.
Team Nigeria won two medals comprising one silver and one bronze, after being represented by 55 athletes.
While Ese Brume won the bronze medal from the women’s long jump event, Blessing Oborududu won the silver medal from the wrestling event’s women’s freestyle 68kg.
The Games which began on July 23 and ended on Sunday had 93 of the 206 participating teams making it to the medals table, including 13 of the 54 from Africa.
Kenya, the highest-ranked African country, placed 19th position overall with 4 gold medals, two silver, and two bronze.
Uganda follows with two gold medals, one silver, and one bronze while South Africa, Egypt, and Ethiopia complete the top 5 performers for the continent.
The US edged China to finish at the top of the log with 39 gold, 41 silver, and 33 bronze medals.
Japan, the host country, finished third while Great Britain and Russia finished fourth and fifth respectively.