Nigeria takes Gold and Bronze in Discuss, Weightlifting

Team Nigeria moved up on the medals table on Tuesday night as they won three medals, gold and 2 bronze in the women’s discuss event and Weightlifting.

Osijo Mary, with a total lift of 236kg in both SNATCH and CLEAN & JERK category won a Bronze medal last night behind Cikamatana Eileen Australia & Ngarlem Kristen of Canada.

It was Amechi Obiageri that followed suite by clinching a bronze after a 56.99metres throw in the event.

Chioma Onyekwere put the icing on the cake with an amazing performance to secure gold for Team Nigeria.

She threw 61.70metres her personal best and bagged gold and dropped England’s Jade Lally to the second position with a throw of 58.42metres.