… Sets New World Record In Powerlifting
Bose Omolayo has increased Team Nigeria’s medal haul at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan as she won gold medal in Powerlifting event.
Omolayo came out top in the women’s Powerlifting 79kg category and capped her remarkable showing with a World Record feat when she lifted 141kg, earning her a standing ovation from the spectators in the arena.
The heartwarming display also threw Team Nigeria’s camp into jubilation, raising the morale of the other athletes ahead of their events for the remaining days of the Games.
With two gold and two bronze medals, Nigeria now sits in the 27th position on the medals table, after Day Seven, as the highest placed African nation at the Games.