Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo Wins Powerlifting Gold, Sets Games Record

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo Wins Powerlifting Gold, Sets Games Record 2
Omolayo had gained gold within the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

 

Nigeria’s Bose Omolayo has gained gold within the girls’s 79kg powerlifting occasion on the Tokyo Paralympics. She lifted 141kg to set a Games file on Sunday. 

Ukraine’s Natalia Oliinyk took silver whereas Vera Vera from China settled for bronze in the identical occasion.

The 32-year-old had clinched gold on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and acquired one other gold on the World Championships in Kazakhstan, three years later. 

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Omolayo’s gold is Nigeria’s second within the competitors. Latifat Tijani gained the ladies’s  45kg powerlifting occasion after a elevate of 107kg with China’s Zhe Cui taking silver.

Team Nigeria, presently twenty fourth on the medal desk, has 4 medals (two gold and two bronze).

Lucy Ejike and Olaitan Ibrahim had earlier claimed a bronze medal every – all from powerlifting.

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Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo Wins Powerlifting Gold, Sets Games Record

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