Eucharia Iyiazi sets new CWG record to claim Gold in women’s F55-57 Shot Put, Ugochi Alam claims Bronze
Commonwealth Games

Eucharia Iyiazi sets new CWG record to claim Gold in women’s F55-57 Shot Put, Ugochi Alam claims Bronze

Eucharia Iyiazi sets a new Commonwealth Games record in the women’s F55-57 shotput to win Nigeria’s 8th gold at the 2022 event in Birmingham.

Iyiazi three the games record 10.03m to win the gold medal. Ugochi Alam also did enough to claim a bronze medal for a 1, and 3 podium places for Nigeria.

Ugochi Alam on her part three 9.30m to finish third.

These medals increase the total hauls to 18 medals – 8 golds, 3 silvers, 7 bronzes.

1. Olarinoye Adenike Adijat – 🏅 in the women’s 55kg weightlifting
2. Edidiong Joseph Umoafia – Bronze medal in men’s 67kg Weightlifting
3. Rafiatu Folashade Lawal – 🏅 in women’s 59kg Weightlifting
4. Islamiyat Adebukola –  🥉 in women’s 64kg weight lifting
5. Taiwo Laidi – 🥈 in women’s 76kg weightlifting
6. Mary Taiwo Osijo –  🥉 in women’s 87kg weightlifting
7. Chioma Onyekwere – 🏅 in women’s discus
8. Obiageri Amechi – 🥉 in women’s discus
9. Innocent Nnamdi – 🥉 in men’s lightweight powerlifting category
10. Goodness Chiemerie Nwachukwu – 🏅 F42 Discus
11. Folashade Oluwafemiayo – 🏅women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
12. Bose Omolayo – 🥈 women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
13. Ikechukwu Obichukwu – 🥈medal in men’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
14. Odunayo Adekuoroye – 🏅in women’s 57kg Freestyle wrestling
15. Blessing Oborududu – 🏅in women’s 68kg Freestyle Wrestling
16. Esther Kolawole – 🥉in women’s 62kg freestyle wrestling
17. Eucharia Iyiazi – 🏅in women’s F55-57 Shot Put
18. Ugochi Alam -🥉in women’s F55-57 Shot Put

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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