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Just In: Islamiyat Yusuf Wins Nigeria’s 4th Medal At Commonwealth Games



Weightlifter Yusuf Islamiyat Adebukola has won the women’s 64kg category by lifting 93kg in the Snatch and Clean and Jerk: 113kg, 116kg, 119kg with a total result of 212kg.

Nigeria has won two gold and two bronze medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

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On Sunday, Folashade Lawal Rafiatu set a new Commonwealth Games record with 206KG in the Women’s 59KG event.

She finished top with a gold medal, Nigeria‘s second in the ongoing Commonwealth games.

Also, a Nigerian lifter, Umoafia Edidiong, won a bronze medal in the Men’s 67KG category.

Umoafia lifted 130kg in the snatch, and 160kg in the Clean and Jerk with a total of 290kg to win the second medal for Nigeria.

Adijat Adenike Olarinoye had on Saturday recorded a total of 203kg in the women’s 55kg weightlifting event to win Nigeria’s first gold medal in the games.

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