CWG: Weightlifter Yusuf wins bronze for Nigeria

Weightlifter Islamiyat Yusuf has won Nigeria’s fourth medal at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games, The PUNCH reports.

Yusuf clinched the bronze medal in the women’s weightlifting 64kg event after lifting a combined total of 212kg from both the Snatch, Clean & Jerk.

Canada’s Maude Charron claimed the gold medal while Sarah Cochrane from Australia finished second to win the silver medal.

Yusuf’s bronze feat means Team Nigeria remains in the ninth position with two gold and two bronze medals.


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