Commonwealth Games 2022: Yusuf gives Team Nigeria another medal in weightlifting

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Youngster Islamiyat Adebukola Yusuf has won Team Nigeria’s fourth medal at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Yusus,19, claimed the bronze medal in the women’s weightlifting 64kg category after a combined lift of 212kg.

She lifted 93kg in the Snatch and Clean & Jerk: 113kg, 116kg, 119kg with a total of 212kg.

Adijat Olarinoye won Nigeria’s first gold medal in weightlifting at the games on Saturday.

Olarinoye produced a stunning lift in the women’s 55kg category.

On Sunday, Folashade Rafiat Lawal won the gold medal in the 59kg category setting a Commonwealth Games record in the process.

Edidiong Umoafia also picked a bronze medal in the weightlifting event on Sunday.

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