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Commonwealth Games: Female athletes increase Nigeria’s medals haul to eight 

Compatriot Obiageri Ameachi clinched the bronze medal after throwing 56.99m in the same event while Jade Lilly of England emerged second with her 58.42m throw.

• August 3, 2022
Chioma Onyekwere and Obiageri Ameachi

Chioma Onyekwere has won a gold medal for Nigeria in Women’s discus, throwing a season’s best of 61.70m at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Compatriot Obiageri Ameachi clinched the bronze medal after throwing 56.99m in the same event while Jade Lilly of England emerged second with her 58.42m throw.

These brought Nigeria’s medal haul at Birmingham 2022 to eight. Athletics events at the event continue on Wednesday. 

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