Weightlifter Yusuf Islamiyat Adebukola on Monday elevated Staff Nigeria’s medals haul on the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Video games Birmingham by successful a bronze medal within the ladies’s 64kg class by lifting 93kg within the Snatch and Clear and Jerk: 113kg, 116kg, 119kg with a complete results of 212kg.
Canada’s Maude Charron claimed the gold medal whereas Sarah Cochrane from Australia completed second to win the silver medal.
Yusuf’s bronze feat means Staff Nigeria stays within the ninth place with two gold and two bronze medals.
Nigeria has received two gold and two bronze medals within the ongoing Commonwealth Video games.
On Sunday, Folashade Lawal Rafiatu set a brand new Commonwealth Video games document with 206KG within the Ladies’s 59KG occasion.
She completed high with a gold medal, Nigeria‘s second within the ongoing Commonwealth video games.
Additionally, a Nigerian lifter, Umoafia Edidiong, received a bronze medal within the Males’s 67KG class.
Umoafia lifted 130kg within the snatch, and 160kg within the Clear and Jerk with a complete of 290kg to win the second medal for Nigeria.
Adijat Adenike Olarinoye had on Saturday recorded a complete of 203kg within the ladies’s 55kg weightlifting occasion to win Nigeria’s first gold medal within the video games.