The event started of with the grand finally of the 6th edition of the Annual Chief of Naval Staff Open Swimming Championship sponsored by the Nigerian Navy in conjunction with the Delta State government and the Nigeria aquatics federation taken place at the newly constructed Olympic sized swimming pool.
At the event was the state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and the Chief of Naval Staff, Real Admiral Usman Jubril.
It was jubilation when the final result was announced with Delta State retaining its leading title, which they have been winning for five years running.
The athletes won 23 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze medals to bring their total haul to 48 medals.
With the victory, the state government decided to host the athletes as well as the Chief of Naval Staff to a befitting banquets to appreciate them for a job well done.
Still in the spirit of appreciation, the Chief of Naval Staff and others were given awards after which they all relaxed and enjoy all the fun of the evening.
Nigerian artistes Dr. Sid and Seyi Shey were on hand to entertainment the guests and the contestants.