Monday, 28 July 2014

Commonwealth Games: Oluwatoyin Adesanmi Wins Nigeria's Second Gold Medal

The African championship silver medallist pushed Commonwealth No.1 and compatriot Obioma Okoli into the silver position.

India’s Punam Yadav, the youngest lifter at 19, took bronze.

She followed her compatriot, Chika Analha who won gold Saturday after she recorded a lift of 107 kg in clean and jerk event.

That brought to six the number of medals won by Nigeria in weighlifting, placing her atop the medal table in the event.

Nigeria is the second placed African country on the medals table, Team Nigeria will be hoping to close up on South Africa with medal hopefuls in Athletics.

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