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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Nigerian Paralympian Rolland Ezuruike wins Gold while Latifat Tijani wins Silver for Nigeria in Rio 2016

Nigerian Paralympian, Rolland Ezuruike won the first Gold for the country in the on going Rio 2016 Paralympic games, when he lifted 200kg in the men’s 54kg to beat China’s Jian Wang and Greece’s Dimitrios Bakochristos to the top prize. It is Nigeria’s first gold and the second medal in the games.
The Gold medal was the first in the games for Nigeria but the 2nd medal so far.

Latifat Tijani won the first medal by clinching a silver medal in the women’s 45kg power lifting event with a lift of 106kg. China’s Dandan Hu won gold with a lift of 107 kg while Zoe Newson of Great Britain won the bronze medal.
Tijani entered the competition at 101kg, while other competitors attempted below 100kg.

Tijani lifted 106kg to come second after going back and forth with China's Hu who eventually won  the competition by clinching a Gold medal.

34 comments:

livingstone chibuike said...

Congrats to him

Chinonso okoro said...

Wow... Congratulations to them...

Good morning my fellow Liba's...

#MY_POINT_THO

#SMART_LIB_READER

Alloy Chikezie said...

Congratulobia.

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Anonymous said...

And pp wth evrthg culdnt win anythg #DISGRACE

Anonymous said...

Thank you Jesus, a lesson learnt, maybe because they are used to working against tough conditions and their disabilities they were able to push further, over to FG.

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad bamislam said...

Awwww congrat my dear
imaging oooo what the super eagles or what ever didn't win any thing.
SHAME TO SOLOMON DALUNG,APC AND TERRORIST BUHARI.




















#sad indeed

Iphie Abraham said...

Wow! Congrats to them. Keep making us proud







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Genevieve Okoroigbo said...

Wow! congrats to them.






says, Genevieve.

Anonymous said...

Why are we suprised,I have said this long ago these pple are the able athletes, am sure would have won a some medal if theyou had represented us in Olympics, where d disable athletes participated.

joy Egbunu said...

There is indeed Ability in disability! Kudos guys!

christie benjamin said...

Congrats to them.

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BONARIO NNAGS said...

Wow! Congrats to them.
What we couldn't achieve with the able.



. ~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

Maureen Mordi said...

Good

CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Congrats to them!

Long Live LIB

Festus clem said...

Thank God this folks are redeeming the lost name of Nigeria

Peror World said...

This is what buhari's administration has turned us into

Anonymous said...

No comments from our Boys Scout Minister...... Nigeria should focus on Paralympics and leave the Olympics for good.

Bekee said...

Well deserved. Even with minimal support from all and sundry, you have made yourselves, your families and most importantly our country proud. Well done Roland and Latifat!!!

Hembafan Tilley-Gyado said...

Superb!

Jamila Shaibu said...

Great!!

ifeyinwa theresa said...

God bless them

Mark Precious said...

I said it that the paralympians will make us proud, good one guys

N-DEE DEE said...

May God bless them and protect them.... 200 kG oh my God that's 400lbs wow.... and 106kg/212lbs wow... I love them....am delighted

Uju Phil said...

Oh yeah... Ezurike broke a record, quite commendable! Bravo to both of them for raising our flag! πŸ‘ πŸ‘

yettymamma said...

Hmnn..what our able bodies athletes that went to rio couldnt get gold but bronze..kudos to them.

Hembafan Tilley-Gyado said...

Care to explain?

COWBOi CODE said...

Good to see...I celebrate them

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Congrats

Chizzy Liz said...

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Chizzy Liz said...

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Prisca Chijioke said...

What the able couldn't win, the disabled did. Ah. Now I believe they should be given a chance to rule this country.

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Anonymous said...

Well done Roland and may God bless your efforts. You have done us proud.

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