Workforce Nigeria’s Nwachukwu Goodness has secured Nigeria’s fourth gold medal on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham. She did it in spectacular trend; breaking the world file twice earlier than claiming the highest prize.
The 23-year-old, Nigeria’s sole competitor within the Ladies’s Discus Throw F42-44/61-64 occasion, was means higher than her challengers; setting new information along with her first two throws.
Nwachukwu prior to now was the F42 World Document holder with the perfect mark of 33.35m however on Thursday she improved on that distance along with her first throw of 34.84m which she additional improved upon with a throw of 36.56m.
Whereas the Nigerian couldn’t throw additional in her subsequent makes an attempt, she drew thunderous applause from the followers on the Alexander Stadium every time she took her flip.
Earlier, PREMIUM TIMES reported that two members of Workforce Nigeria on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, Adijat Adenike Olarinoye and Rafiatu Folashade Lawal, acquired particular recognition for his or her record-breaking feats on the Video games.
It’s anticipated that Nwachukwu can even be accorded a particular recognition earlier than the top of the Video games in Birmingham
In the meantime, earlier than Nwachukwu’s gold medal feat, Workforce Nigeria had received a bronze medal within the Powerlifting occasion via Nnamdi Harmless within the males’s light-weight class.
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