Edidiong Umoafia, a Nigerian weightlifter, has won a bronze medal in the men’s 67kg category at the ongoing Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Umoafia won the men’s 67kg category with a total lift of 290kg (Snatch, Clean, and Jerk).
Jeremy Lalrinnunga of India won the gold medal with a grand total of 300kg, a new Commonwealth Games record.
Vaipava Ioane, a veteran lifter from Samoa, took silver with a combined lift of 293kg.
It is Nigeria’s second medal at the event, following Adijat Olarinoye’s gold medal and Games record on Saturday night, July 30. With a total weight of 203kg, the 23-year-old set a new Commonwealth Games record.Click here to give us five stars rating!