Loveline Obiji Wins Nigeria’s Sixth Paralympic Medal

Loveline Obiji

Loveline Obiji has won Nigeria’s sixth medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in Japan.

She bagged silver in women’s +86g after lifting 147kg.

Her medal takes Nigeria to the 21st position on the medal table with three gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

On Sunday, Team Nigeria’s Bose Omolayo displayed high level resilience and dexterity to clinch the country’s second gold medal.

Omolayo came out tops in the women’s Powerlifting 79kg category and capped her remarkable showing with a World Record when she lifted 141kg, earning her a standing ovation from the spectators in the arena.

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