This is Nigeria’s first Gold at the Games.
The Minister of Sports, Mr Tammy Danagogo on Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland, expressed satisfaction with the performance of Team Nigeria athletes at ongoing Commonwealth Games.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Nigerian weightlifter; Nkechi Opara won bronze on the first day of events in the Women’s 48kg category, while Chika Amalaha won gold in the Women’s 53kg with 196 points beating Dika Toua (New Guinea; silver) and Santoshi Matsu (bronze; India).
The table tennis and boxing athletes also recorded three and two vital wins in their games on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
The victory has catapulted them into the next round of the competition, Leadership reports.
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