The ‘2016 Paralympic Games’ in Rio, ‘Brazil’ commenced on the 7th of September, 2016 and has been moving at a steady pace with various ‘gold medals’ won by different countries.
Nigeria who failed to pick up a gold medal at the ‘2016 Olympic Games’ won their sixth gold at the Paralympic Games as Powerlifter, ‘Bose Omolayo’ smashed the Paralympic and World record at the women's-79kg Powerlifting event after lifting ‘138kg’ to increase the country's medal tally to Nine (9).
Bose Omolayo speaking after her victory said;
"It’s the time of my life, I’ve made Nigeria proud, I’ve made my fans proud and I’m also thankful to my coach".
China's ‘Xu Lili’ settled for the ‘silver medal’ as Taipei's ‘Lin Tzu-Hui’ took home the ‘bronze medal’.
The 27-year old who broke her own world record of ‘137kg’ won the silver medal at the ‘2014 Commonwealth Games’ and is one of the best female powerlifters in the world.
Congratulations to Bose Omolayo as she makes Nigeria proud once again.
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