• (Photos) Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan sets a new World Record by winning Para-PowerLifting Gold Medal

    (Photos) Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan sets a new World Record by winning Para-PowerLifting Gold Medal

    Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan has won a Para-powerlifting gold medal and in the process set a new world record with a lift of 182.5kg in the 49kg weight class on Tuesday at the ongoing 11th African Games in Brazzaville.

    Adesokan lifted the 182.5 kg in his third attempt to win the gold medal. An Algerian settled for the silver medal in the event.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adesokan had set a World record at the 2012 Paralympic Games in […]