• Oyema wins power-lifting silver medal to increase Nigeria’s haul

    Oyema wins power-lifting silver medal to increase Nigeria’s haul

    Esther Oyema gave Nigeria its third medal of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio on Saturday by winning a silver medal in the power-lifting competition.

    Oyema won the medal in the women’s -55 kg event of the competition after finishing second in the event.

    She won with a lift of 127kg in the nine-athlete event.

    Her first attempt at 127kg was a failed one, but she got it right in her second attempt, while her third attempt, which was at 130kg, was also […]