African Games: Nigeria Wins Five Medals In Weightlifting


Team Nigeria on Sunday won five medals in the Weightlifting at the ongoing event at the 13th edition of the All African Games in Ghana.

The duo of King Kalu and Favour Agboro won the five medals including two silver and three bronze.

Competing in 55kg men category, King Kalu had a lift of 87kg in snatch before recording 115kg in clean and jerk to make a total of 202kh.

On his part, Favour Agboro won two silver and a bronze in 61kg men category.

He had 113kg in snatch and 140kg in clean and jerk with a total of 253kg to win the medals.

Nigeria weightlifters continue their push for more medals today on Day 3 of Weightlifting event at the 13th African Games in Ghana.