#TeamNigeria Wins 2nd Gold In Tokyo After Bose Omolayo Set New Paralympic Record In Powerlifting

#TeamNigeria Wins 2nd Gold In Tokyo After Bose Omolayo Set New Paralympic Record In Powerlifting

Omolayo, competing in the women’s -79kg lifted 141kg to claim the gold medal in the event.

The Genius Media Nigeria reports that her win means all four of Team Nigeria’s medals  (two gold and two bronze) have all come from powerlifting.

#TeamNigeria Wins 2nd Gold In Tokyo After Bose Omolayo Set New Paralympic Record In Powerlifting

She now joins Latifat Tijani as the only Nigerian athletes who have won gold at the Tokyo games.

Olaitan Ibrahim and Lucy Ejike picked up the two bronze won so far by the country.

Team Nigeria now placed 24th on the medal table with China topping and are followed by Great Britain.

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