November 30, 2022



Commonwealth Video games 2022: Olarinoye wins Weightlifting gold as Group Nigeria grabs first medal in Birmingham

Adijat Adenike Olarinoye

Group Nigeria received her first gold medal on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham on Saturday as Adijat Adenike Olarinoye defeated her Weightlifting challengers within the ladies’s 55kg.

She lifted 92kg within the snatch, 111kg in clear and jerk, with 203kg in whole.

India’s Sorokhaniban lifter settled for the silver, whereas England’s Fraer received the bronze.

Olarinoye’s victory threw the Group Nigeria camp into jubilation after the opposite Nigerian lifters didn’t make the rostrum.

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