Nigeria Birmingham 2022:Yusuf Claims Another Medal For Team Nigeria

At the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Islamiyat Adebukola Yusuf won Team Nigeria’s fourth medal.

After a combined lift of 212kg, Yusuf won the bronze medal in the women’s 64kg weightlifting division.

The 19-year-old hoisted 93 kg in the snatch and clean and jerk, bringing her total weight lifted to 212 kg.

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On Saturday, Adijat Olarinoye won the nation of Nigeria its first gold medal in the weightlifting competition.

In the women’s 55kg division, Olarinoye accomplished a magnificent lift.

Folashade Rafiat Lawal set a Commonwealth Games record on Sunday by winning the gold medal in the 59 kg division.

On Sunday, Edidiong Umoafia won the bronze medal in the weightlifting competition.


Henry Usiayo is a reporter who has a flair for sports and he currently write sports articles for Africa Top Sports.

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