Tokyo Paralympics: Omolayo wins gold for Nigeria in powerlifting
Bose Omolayo’s best lift of 141 kg on Sunday was good enough to win gold medal for Nigeria in the women’s powerlifting -79kg in the ongoing 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Omolayo recorded the best lift of 141 kg to take the first position in her category.
Nataliia Oliinyk from Ukraine placed second with a lift of 133 kg, while Vera Muratova from Russian Federation lifted 132 Kg to win bronze.
NAN reports that the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, which started on August 24 is expected to end on September 5. (NAN)