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See the first African to win Gold at an international sports event that was killed by the Nigerian government - Photo

Emmanuel Ifeajuna from Nigeria was the firstt black African to win gold in an international sports event.

He won gold at the 1954 British Empire and Common wealth Games in Vancouver.

He was sentenced to death by firing squad for treason.

He was sentenced to death for being part of those that allegedly planned a military coup by the Nigerian military government.

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