Friday, August 31, 2012

Another Nigerian,Nwokorie wins second gold medal at Paralympics games

Despite our poor performance at the just concluded Olympics game held in London,Nigerians at the Paralympics game are winning medals.

Nigeria’s female weight lifter, Ivory Nwokorie, has won the gold medal in the women’s 44kg power lifting at the on-going Paralympic games in London.

Nwokorie beat Cigdem Dede from Turkey, who won the silver medal, while Lidiia Soloviova of Ukraine claimed the bronze medal.

Nwokorie, last year won bronze in the 44kg category at the third Fazaa International Para-powerlifting Championship in Dubai, to qualify for the Paralympic Games in London.

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