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Nigeria’s Goodness Nwachukwu sets new World Record, wins Commonwealth Gold medal

By Hillary Essien | Aug 4, 2022

The 23-year-old, Nigeria’s sole competitor in the Women’s Discus Throw F42-44/61-64 event  setting new records with her first two throws.

Sarah Edminston of Australia came second while Naibili Vanutisolo of Fiji Island took the third position.

Earlier, Latifat Tijani and Oyinyechi Mark were disqualified from the para-powerlifting event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games over lateness for the event. The Nigerians were to participate in the women’s lightweight category at 3:00 pm but they were disqualified from the event.

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