Team Nigeria Moves up on Medals Table, Wins Second Gold


Nigeria won another Gold medal before the close of proceedings on Sunday evening, the second on the bounce after a Bronze medal was also added to the mix earlier.

The 2nd Gold was won by Rafiatu Folashade in the women’s 59kg class, accompanied by a world record.

Folashade Lawal Rafiatu, the 2nd woman to win Gold for Nigeria in Weightlifting at the ongoing Birmingham 2022 games, lifted a combined 206kg in the Women’s 59kg class.

Action resumes in other events with Team Nigeria looking forward to a great day on Monday with athletes going for wins in Table Tennis and Boxing.