Commonwealth Games 2022: Adenike Olarinoye wins Nigeria’s first gold medal

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Adijat Adenike Olarinoye of Nigeria wins the women’s 55 kg weightlifting event by lifting a combined total of 203 kg, earning Nigeria its first medal—a gold medal.

It set a new Commonwealth Games record for the 203 kg lift.

Adijat faced pressure, but she pulled through to win the gold.

In the table tennis competition from Days 1 and 2, Team Nigeria won the opening rounds of the women’s singles, women’s double, men’s singles, and women’s doubles events.

Click here for full medal table standings.


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