Weightlifter Olarinoye Adenike Adijat wins Nigeria first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Olarinoye recorded 92kg in the 55kg women’s snatch event in Weightlifting.

India’s Sorokhaniban lfter settled for the silver, while England’s Fraer settled for the bronze.


Olarinoye’s victory threw the Team Nigeria camp into jubilation after the other Nigerian lifters failed to make the podium.

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