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Goodness Nwachukwu wins gold in women’s para discus, sets new world record

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 #2022CommonWealthGames: Goodness Nwachukwu wins gold in women?s para discus, sets new world record

Nigeria’s Nwachukwu Goodness has claimed a gold medal for Nigeria in the women’s E42.44/61.64 discus throw at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK.

In the process, Nwachukwu also set a world record with her throw of 36.56m.

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Sarah Edminston of Australia came second while Naibili Vanutisolo of Fiji Island took the third position during the contest on Thursday, August 4.

 

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 #2022CommonWealthGames: Goodness Nwachukwu wins gold in women?s para discus, sets new world record

Meanwhile in the men’s lightweight para powerlifting, Nnamdi Innocent clinched a bronze medal for Nigeria. The Nigerian lifted 132.5kg while Gustin Bonnie Bunyau of Malaysia secured the gold medal with a lift of 154.6kg and England’s Swan Mark took the silver medal.

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