Saturday, June 15, 2019

Tag "Para Powerlifting"

    With 42 medals, Nigeria dominates World Para Powerlifting Championships

With 42 medals, Nigeria dominates World Para Powerlifting Championships

Nigeria emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Lagos World Para Powerlifting Invitational Championships held at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.The host country won all the 20 gold medal on offer to assert its world dominance in the sport.Nigeria also won 15 silver and seven bronze medals, making it a total of 42 medals in all as the competition ended.Cote d’ [...]

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    Abdulazeez wins gold — Nigeria’s eighth medal of Commonwealth Games

Abdulazeez wins gold — Nigeria’s eighth medal of Commonwealth Games

Abdulazeez Ibrahim has won Nigeria's fourth gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.With a lift of 220kg, Abdulazeez dominated the heavyweight category of para powerlifting.He amassed a total of 191.9 points despite failing his attempt at lifting 221kg.Malaysia's Yee Khie Jong won the silver medal with a lift of 188.7kg while India’s Sachin Chandhary won bronze with a 181.0kg effort.The Nigerian [...]

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    Commonwealth Games: Nwosu wins third gold medal for Nigeria

Commonwealth Games: Nwosu wins third gold medal for Nigeria

Ndidi Nwosu has won Nigeria's third gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.It was also Nigeria's third gold medal in the para powerlifting event.Nwosu lifted 120kg to claim the first position in the women's heavyweight category.England's Louis Sudgen won silver with a lift of 89.2Kg while Kenya's Joyce Njuguna claimed the bronze medal with a lift of 89.0kg.At the 2016 Paralympic Games [...]

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    Commonwealth Games: Ezuruike wins Nigeria’s first gold medal

Commonwealth Games: Ezuruike wins Nigeria’s first gold medal

Nigerian para powerlifter Roland Ezuruike has won the country's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.Ezuruike took the top medal in the para powerlifting lightweight category on Tuesday.He lifted 224.3kg while countryman Paul Kehinde claimed the silver medal with a 219.9kg lift.England's Ali Jawad won the bronze with a lift of 182.7kg.Ezuruike won a silver medal in the men's 72kg event [...]

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