Olarinoye wins Nigeria’s first medal, a gold at Birmingham 2022

Olarinoye wins Nigeria’s first medal, a gold at Birmingham 2022
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Adjat Adenike Olarinoye, Nigeria’s first gold medallist at Birmingham 2022

After two days of competition, Nigeria entered the medals table after Adjat Adenike Olarinoye won a gold medal in the under-55kg  women’s weightlifting event.

Her total lift was 203 kg comprising 92kg in snatch and 111kg in clean and jerk.

The gold medal puts Nigeria as joint ninth along with Trinida & Tobago, Bermuda and Uganda.

In the weightlifting event, India’s Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam won the silver medal while the bronze went to Fraer Morrow of England.

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