Sunday, September 11, 2016

Rio Paralympics: Oyema Wins Power-Lifting Silver Medal

Esther Oyema has given Nigeria its third medal of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio on Saturday by winning a silver medal in the power-lifting competition. Oyema won the medal in the women’s -55 kg event of the competition after finishing second in the event.

Her first attempt at 127 kg was a failed one, but she got it right in her second attempt, while her third attempt which was at 130 kg was also unsuccessful.