Thursday, July 31, 2014

Nigeria Wins Two More Gold Medals At The Commonwealth Games!

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Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye and Maryam Usman have won Nigeria two more Gold Medals! 

Odunayo Adekuoroye snagged the winning title in the women’s 53kg freestyle wrestling at the ongoing 2014 Commonwealth Games. 20-year-old Odunayo knocked out India’s Lalita Lalita in a 5-0 win, to clinch the first gold medal of the day in the wrestling competition.

Maryam Usman clinched gold in the women’s weightlifting over 75kg category. Usman, 23, finished with an overall score of 280 kilogrammes, ahead of defending champion Ele Opeloge of Samoa. Tracey Lambrechs from New Zealand took bronze.

Congrats Team Nigeria!

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