February 6th , 2023


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Nigeria's 12 gold decorations, all won by ladies

The Nigerian group won the most awards at the 22nd version of the Commonwealth Gameswhich closed on August 8 in Birmingham.

To dominate the 1994 Victoria Matches, the Nigerian group won 12 gold, nine silver and 14 bronze awards. The ladies won every one of the 12 gold awards.

Rundown of gold medalists

Amusan, Oluwatobiloba - 100m obstacles

The dominant title holder is presently the Commonwealth Games champion. The 26-year-old won the 100m obstacles in 12.30 seconds, a game record.

Tobi Amusan

Brume, Ese - Long Jump

Brume kept up with his advantageous record of medaling in each competition in which he has addressed Nigeria. She won gold at the Commonwealth Games with a leap of 7.00m.

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Ladies' 4x100m transfer

The group of four of Favor Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Nwokocha and Amusan won gold in another African record of 42.30s.

Leniency Genesis Miesinnei (50 kg)

The 24-year-old Genesis climbed to the 50kg weight class in the wake of winning gold at the 2015 African Games in 2015.

Beginning of Miesinnei

Oborududu Blessing - Fight (68kg)

The 33-year-old Olympic silver medalist effectively guarded her gold decoration at the Gold Coast Games.

Oborududu Blessing

Odunayo Adekuoroye - Wrestling (57kg)

Adekuoroye won gold for the second time at the Commonwealth Games to compensate for her Olympic dissatisfaction in 2020.

Rafiatu Folashade Lawal - Weightlifting (59kg)

Lawal, 25, has four global competition gold decorations, beginning with the African Games in Rabat in 2019; the 2021 African and Commonwealth Championships; and presently gold in her most memorable Commonwealth Games.

Adijat Olarinoye - Weightlifting (55 kg)

Olarinoye, 23, followed up his silver at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, with his most memorable Commonwealth Games gold.

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Folashade Oluwafemiayo - Para Powerlifting (75kg)

Oluwafemiayo, 37, won a gold decoration at the 2020 Summer Paralympics. She additionally has gold decorations at the 2017, 2019 and 2021 World Championships.

Folashade Oluwafemiayo

Eucharia Iyiazi - Shot Put F55-57

At 48, he is the most established individual from the Nigerian group and started his gold decoration venture at the 2008 Olympics. He has bronze awards at the 2012, 2016 and 2020 Olympics.

Chioma Onyekwere - Shot put

Onyekwere, 28, was frustrated with her 21st spot finish at the World Championships in Oregon, however compensated for it with a gold decoration in Birmingham, tossing 61.70m. Her vocation best toss is 63.30m. The Mechanical Engineer is a trio.

Chioma Onyekwere

Thoughtfulness Nwachukwu - Discus Throw

Nwachukwu, 23, won gold at the Commonwealth Games in the wake of winning gold at the 2021 WPA Grand Prix of Tunisia. She likewise broke her past world record of 32.95m by setting another one of 36, 56m

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