TOKYO OLYMPICS: Team Nigeria now 29th as Oluwafunmilayo wins gold.

Crew Nigeria’s Folashade Oluwafunmilayo lit up the world when she took the ladies’s as much as 86kg gold medal and beat her personal world file twice on the ultimate day of Para energy lifting.

She registered a competition-winning third carry of 151kg, earlier than utilizing a fourth and remaining energy carry to set a brand new world mark of 152kg.

Talking after her feat, she stated, “I really feel very, very nice. I thank God, as a result of it was God all this fashion. Not by my very own energy, however by the ability of God. He was giving me grace, and I give him the admiration for standing proper behind me. I’ve been asking for this from god, and he gave it to me.”

Loveliine Obiji additionally bought a silver medal at 147kg. She conceded the gold to China’s Deng Xuemei, who succeeded with 147, 151 and 153 kilogrammes. The bronze went to Poland’s Zieba Mareena, whose finest try was 140kg

Deng Xuemei registered three profitable makes an attempt and outlifted Obiji of Nigeria by six kilogrammes.

China high the medals desk in a five-day powerlifting motion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games with seven golds and 6 silver medals.

Nigeria is in Tokyo with 10 powerlifting athletes, however the nation additionally has athletes in para powerlifting, para-athletics, para-table tennis and para-rowing.

Crew Nigeria just isn’t concerned in any occasion right this moment, however they are going to return to motion tomorrow when Iyiazi Njideka takes to the sphere within the F/57 girls’s shot put finals.


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