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Commonwealth Games: “This Silver Is More Precious Than Gold” – Obioma Okoli On Winning With Injuries

Obioma’s die-hard, resilient spirit pushed her into competing… and ‘winning’. With her precious silver medal dangling on her chest, she beams her toothpaste smile as she acknowledged banters from her colleagues. “I’ve never felt this good in my career”, Obioma Okoli winner of Nigeria’s silver medal in Weightlifting at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow…

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Nigeria Wins 6 Medals From Weightlifting At The Commonwealth Games

The rise and rise of ‘team Nigeria’ According to Vanguard, Oluwatoyin Adesanmi won another gold medal for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games in the women’s 63kg weightlifting yesterday, July 27 2014. The African championship silver medallist pushed Commonwealth No.1 and compatriot Obioma Okoli into the silver position. India’s Punam Yadav, the youngest lifter at 19,…

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