Saturday, April 19, 2014

PARALYMPICS: Nigeria wins second gold medal

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A Turk and a Ukranian won silver and bronze respectively, in the women’s 44kg category for power lifting.

Tunde Eludini

Nigeria, Friday, won her second gold medal at the London Paralympics.

Power lifter, Ivory Nwokorie, won gold in the women’s 44 kg Power lifting category.

Nwokorie lifted 109kg to win the gold medal while Turkey’s Cigdem Dede got the Silver; the bronze medal went to Ukraine’s Lidiia Soloviova who lifted 100kg.

This second gold medal temporarily put Team Nigeria on the 7th position on the medals table.

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