August 6, 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Iyiazu wins Team Nigeria’s eighth gold medal

Eucharia Iyiazi won Team Nigeria’s eighth gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday afternoon.

Iyiazi threw a games record 10.03m to win women’s F55-57 shotput.

Team Nigeria’s Ugochi Alam claimed bronze medal with a throw of 9.30m.

It was however a disappointing outing for Nigeria in the women’s long jump final as the duo of Esther Isa and Temitope Adeshina failed to win medals.

Isa and Adeshina finished in ninth and tenth position respectively.

Team Nigeria will expect to win more medals in athletics, boxing, and wrestling on Saturday.

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