Para Powerlifter, Olaitan Ibrahim
Nigeria contingent to the powerlifters the ongoing World Cup in Manchester are living up to their top billing after they followed up winning three gold medals in the opening day of competition on Thursday with another three-gold haul on Friday in the second day of action at the four-day event.
Friday’s gold medals came from the trio of Lucy Ejike, Thomas Kure, and Olaitan Ibrahim.
Ejike, who is a world record holder in her class delivered a flawless performance to win the gold medal in the women’s up to 61kg category
Olaitan on her part won the up to 67kg women category while Kure took the top spot ; winning the gold medal in the men’s up to 59kg category.