Nigerian Special Athletes Win Big at The 2018 Commonwealth Games

Nigerian Special Athletes Win Big at The 2018 Commonwealth Games

Earlier today, Team Nigeria’s won her first set of gold medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games taking place in Gold Coast, Australia.

Those came through her team of Para Weightlifters, both men and women.

Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, Roland Ezuruike took the gold in the Men’s Lightweight with 224.3 points while his compatriot, Paul Kehinde, took the silver medal with 219.9 points.


In the Women’s Lightweight, Esther Oyema took the gold with 141.6 points, as the silver also went to a Nigerian, Lucy Ejike, who polled 134.1 points.

In the Women’s Heavyweight final, Ndidi Nwosu polled 111.4 points for Nigeria’s third gold medal.

On the medal’s table at the time of this report, Nigeria is in 10th position with three gold and four silver medals.

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