Team Nigeria Ends Paralympic Games Campaign with 13 Medals
The athletes dominated in powerlifting, where they won 12 medals – 6 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze. The final medal, was a bronze medal picked up by Iyiazi Esther, in the Women’s shot put yesterday. Yakubu Adesokan, Esther Oyema, Joy Onaolapo and Folashade Oluwafemiayo, also set new world records, on their way to winning medals in powerlifting.
Overall, the People’s Republic of China ended the event on top with a whooping 231 medals. The hosts, Great Britain, followed with 120, while Russia came third with 102.
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