Team Nigeria’s Suwaibidu Galadima in the early hours of Friday, qualified for the final of the men’s 100m T47, at the on-going Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Commenting in heat 1, Galadima placed fourth as one of the next best two times with a season’s Best of 11.14s.
The final comes up later today by 11.33am (Nigerian time).
In Powerlifting, Ibrahim Dauda missed out on a podium finish after placing fifth in men’s -59kg, lifting 170kg.
Dauda had three clean lifts, adding an extra 10kg on his 2nd & 3rd attempts to finish in this sequence: 150kg, 160kg, 170kg.
And Kingsley Ijomah became Nigeria’s first Paralympic Games Rowing athlete, competing in men’s Singles Sculls.
Ijomah, Computer Programmer, finished fourth in his heat with a time of 11:50.87, and will now compete in the Repechage for a chance to make Final A.Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.