Nigerian sets new world record, wins 8th Paralympic gold

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Nigerian athlete, Josephine Orji, has just shattered the World Record with a lift of 160kg to win the gold medal in the Women’s -84kg Power-lifting event at the ongoing Paralympics Games in Rio, Brazil.

The latest gold medal is Nigeria’s 8th at the event.

Nigeria now has 11 medals and is 10th on the overall medals table.

More to come…

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  • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

    These paralympians may God bless them.

  • FreeNigeria

    The physically challenged are doing great in the Olympics, while the able bodies failed with all the funding. Maybe we should let the physically challenged run the country, since the brain dead politicians failed to move us forward.

  • Chris

    Fantastic our distinguish sports men and women. CONGRATES

  • PolyGon2013

    Congratulations to the winners. May God bless them all.

  • front man

    Congrats to them

  • SAM .A

    If Paralympic Olympians are more competitive than our able bodied Olympians , it is time we switch over the budget , give more money to these our proud Nigerians , they will end up being the best in the world , than these medal less Olympians
    Congratulations .

  • favourtalk

    congratulation to them, what a happy nation we are and we are happy together when we attain such feet

    • Sorrows, Tears and Blood

      Happy nation? Bros please wake up from that dream before it is too late.

  • agbobu

    A LOT OF CONGRATULATIONS FROM WE THE PEOPLE THE MASSES OF NIGERIA. YOU HAVE DONE NIGERIA VERY PROUD. WE SINCERELY THANK ALL OF YOU VERY MUCH. WE SHOULD BE SPENDING A LOT OF MONEY ON YOU PARALYMPIC BECAUSE IT IS A VERY GOOD VALUE FOR THE MONEY, INSTEAD OF WASTING RESOURCES ON THE OLYMPIC GROUP, WHO FAILED TO GIVE US EVEN A SILVER MEDAL..

  • Arabakpura

    Congratulations to you all! God will not allow them to loot or keep back your laurels!