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#2022CWG: Iyiazi, Alam Win Gold, Bronze For Team Nigeria In Shot Put

#2022CWG: Iyiazi, Alam Win Gold, Bronze For Team Nigeria In Shot Put

The duo of Eucharia Iyiazi and Ugochi Alam won gold and bronze respectively in women’s F55-57 Shot Put final at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Iyiazi, threw a new Commonwealth Games record of 10.03m to win the gold medal for Nigeria.

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Iyiazi competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China where she won a gold medal in both the women’s shot putt F57/F58 event and the women’s discus throw F57/F58 event.

At the Beijing Paralympics, Iyiazi set the world and Paralympic record for the F58 class in shot put and discus.

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On her part Alam got the Bronze with a throw of 9.30m to make it first and third for the country.

The silver medal went to Cameroon’s Arlette Fokoa.

The pair of Esther Isa and Temitope Adeshina competed in women’s High Jump final, finishing ninth and 10th respectively.

Both athletes jumped an identical height of 1.81m which was not good enough for a podium finish.

Team Nigeria now move up to seventh place in the medal standings with eight gold, three silver and seven bronze.

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WORDPRESS: 8
  • Roy of The Rovers 2 days ago

    These athletes have done well for Nigeria in this commonwealth games. Well done .

     
  • MONKEY POST 2 days ago

    LMFAO!

    Dem suppose na…

    Especially if you grew up in LAGOS, you suppose know SHOT PUT well well..

    LMFAO!!!!

     
    • MONKEY POST 2 days ago

      I mean that type of SHOT PUT when you want to ANSWER NATURE’S CALL but no PLACE especially in the GHETTO…

      LMFAO!!!

       
      • Yinkus 2 days ago

        @monkey you are a pro in this kind of game be that from ajegunle to orile.

         
        • MONKEY POST 2 days ago

          Lol…

          how you take know? If I REPRESENT NIGERIA for that kind GAME na GOLD, GOLD, GOLD till I retire..

          LOL

           
  • Edoman 2 days ago

    Up Nigeria. 8 Gold and #7 in chat ladder so far, is something to be proud off.

     
  • Obest 2 days ago

    Up niaja,where is self made shit, where is yaw yaw, 8 gold medals and still counting and yet self made shit and his brothers and sisters can’t even get a black shit bronze? Hahaha, empty hand, coming home with nothing. Wow, how come self made is silent, silent for ever and never compare your black shit face with Nigeria again. Apu