They are the heroes and heroines of Nigeria. These athletes through hardwork put Nigeria on the path of success by ending weeks of medal draught at the ongoing 2018 edition of the Commonwealth Games in Goldcoast Australia. They have won 4 Gold medals and 4 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze Medals.
These are the athletes and the honours they won for Nigeria:
- Roland Ezuruike
Roland Ezuruike won Gold in the men’s Lightweight Lifting category
- Esther Onyema
Esther Onyema won Gold in the women’s Lightweight Lifting category breaking a world record.
- Ndidi Nwosu
Ndidi Nwosu also won Gold in the women’s Lightweight Lifting category.
- Ibrahim Abdulazeez
Ibrahim Abdulazeez won Gold in the Para Heavyweight lifting category with a lift of 220kg, amassing a total of 191.9 points despite failing his attempt on 221kg.
- Chukwuebuka Enekwechi
- Paul Kehinde
Paul Kehinde won Silver in the men’s Power Lifting category.
- Lucy Kehinde
Lucy kehinde won Silver in the women’s Power Lifting category.
- Lucy Ejike
Lucy Ejike won Silver in the women’s Power Lifting category with a lift of 134.1kg.