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Tokyo Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo wins weightlifting gold

Omolayo recorded the best lift of 141 kg to take the first position in her category.

• August 29, 2021
Bose Omolayo
Bose Omolayo

Bose Omolayo’s best lift of 141 kg on Sunday was good enough to win gold medal for Nigeria in the women’s power lifting -79kg in the ongoing 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

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 to take.

The 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, which started on Aug. 24 is expected to end on September 5. 

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