Team Nigeria has set new record at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as two of their team members won two medals on Friday.

Team Nigeria has set new record at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as two of their team members won two medals on Friday.

Team Nigeria has set new record at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as two of their team members won two medals on Friday.

Latifat Tijani won a silver medal in women’s power lifting while Ronaldo Ezuruike,the 40-years-old lifted 200kg in the men’s -54kg weight class in the Powerlifting event.

Ezurike who weighs 51.73kg, went further in his second lift as he extended the record by 5kg with a lift of 190kg breaking the paralympic record of 185kg. His final lift of 200kg gave him a very loud cheer from the crowd as he entered the record books.
The Chinese representative identified as Jian Wang won silver with a lift of 170 kg, while Dimitros Bakochristos of Greece won bronze with 162kg.

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