Nigeria has won her first Gold at the Paralympic Games holding in Tokyo, Japan.
The Paralympic Games (or Paralympics) is a series of International contests for athletes with disabilities that are associated with and held following the summer and winter Olympic Games.
The event which commenced on August 24 will come to a close on September 5, 2021.
LATIFAT TIJANI is the name.
Ladies and gentlemen…the queen for the women’s up to 45kg… #Gold for Latifat TIJANI #NGR
She cracks it with a 107kg lift! Congrats on the win Nigeria!!�
#Paralympics #Powerlifting #Tokyo2020 @paralympics @tokyo2020
So close to matching the Paralympic record over in the #Powerlifting in the Women’s 45kg Final! Just one KG off for the winner!
#Gold for Latifat Tijani of #NGR (107kg)
#Silver for Zhe Cui of #CHN (102kg)
#Bronze for Justyna Kozdryk of #POL (101kg)
Latifat Tijani�� has won #gold in #Powerlifting – Women’s -45kg at the #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics
Tijani who clinched Silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016, attempted to set a new Paralympics Record on her 4th attempt, trying to lift 117kg but failed to do so.
The Paralympics Record of 108kg was set by China’s Dandan Hu in 2016.