Commonwealth Games 2022: Onyekwere wins first discuss gold for Nigeria


 

Chioma Onyekwere made history as the first Nigerian to win gold medal in the discuss event at the Commonwealth Games.

Onyekwere threw a season best 61.70m to claim first place ahead of other competitors in the women’s discuss event.

Her compatriot, Amaechi won the bronze medal in the event with a throw of 56.99m.

England’s Jade Jally won the silver medal in the event.

In weightlifting, Osijo Mary won a bronze medal in the women’s 87KG event.

Mary lifted a total 236 KG to finish in third place.

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