Plateau athletes took the games by storm to win three Gold and one silver, just three days into the ongoing National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Opening the flood gate of medals was Miracle Andrew in the -33kg taekwondo bout when she relentlessly put her Osun opponent to the sword to win gold.

Her masterpiece and class surprised officials who subjected her to dope test that turned out negative.

Two other gold medalist of the day were carted one each for Hauwa Abdullihi and Bashiru Abdullahi in two separate events of scrabble.

Golf was not left out in the race for medals as the duo of Danjuma Nandom Pontayi and Emmanuel Agbaji Otokpia slogged it out in team staple ford event and settled for silver medal.

However, the light was dimmed on Gymnastics who lost their chief coach a week before the games and Judo, as both Sports crashed out of the competition.

Wrestling will be fighting for two bronze medals today as karate, badminton, chess, weightlifting, golf and cycling are still fighting to see if they could salvage any silverware before the end of events.

Athletics and Kungfu will commence today as the games enters day four.

Plateau has now amassed a total of five medals, comprising of four gold and one silver.

It is yet to know what position Plateau is occupying on the medals table as the officials are yet release the medals table.

Written by Noah Noel