Bose Omolayo claims Nigeria’s sixth gold at Rio Paralympics

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‎Team Nigeria’s contingent to the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio increased its medals haul on Monday with two gold medals to take its total to nine so far.
The team won the gold medals in power-lifting events to take Nigeria’s haul to six gold two silver and one bronze medals.
Bose Omolayo won the women’s -79 kg by heaving 138kg, setting new Paralympics Games and world records. China’s Xu Lili won the event’s silver medal, while Taipei’s Lin Tzu-Hui won the bronze medal.
‎Earlier in the day, Ndidi Nwosu equalled the Paralympics Games record of 140kg in winning the women’s -73kg event.
Souhad Ghazouani of France who had earlier set the new Paralympic Games record won the silver medal, while Egypt’s Amany Ali won the bronze.
The power-lifting sport has now given the team five gold, two silver and one  bronze medals, ahead of the competition’s final day on Wednesday.
Nigeria is also competing in para-athletics — which has yielded one gold medal so far — and para table tennis.
Already, the country’s three entries in para table tennis have all been knocked out of the singles events.
The Games will end on Sunday.

Medal Table

# Country Total
1 CHN 41 33 25 99  View medals by sport for China
2 GB 25 14 19 58  View medals by sport for Great Britain & N. Ireland
3 UKR 21 14 19 54  View medals by sport for Ukraine
4 US 13 15 11 39  View medals by sport for United States
5 BRZ 6 14 7 27  View medals by sport for Brazil
6 AUS 6 10 12 28  View medals by sport for Australia
7 NED 6 8 11 25  View medals by sport for Netherlands
8 UZB 6 4 11 21  View medals by sport for Uzbekistan
9 NGA 6 2 1 9  View medals by sport for Nigeria
10 GER 4 8 5 17  View medals by sport for Germany
11 TUN 4 4 2 10  View medals by sport for Tunisia
12 NZ 4 3 2 9  View medals by sport for New Zealand
13 MEX 4 1 2 7  View medals by sport for Mexico
14 CAN 3 7 2 12  View medals by sport for Canada
15 KOR 3 4 7 14  View medals by sport for South Korea
16 SA 3 2 2 7  View medals by sport for South Africa
17 CUB 3 1 5 9  View medals by sport for Cuba
18 SVK 3 1 0 4  View medals by sport for Slovakia
19  MAS 3 0 0 3  View medals by sport for Malaysia
20  FRA 2 3 5 10  View medals by sport for France
21 SPA 2 3 4 9  View medals by sport for Spain
22 GRE 2 2 3 7  View medals by sport for Greece
23  THA 2 1 1 4  View medals by sport for Thailand
24 BLR 2 0 2 4  View medals by sport for Belarus
24 SER 2 0 2 4  View medals by sport for Serbia
26 IRE 2 0 1 3  View medals by sport for Ireland
27 LAT 2 0 0 2  View medals by sport for Latvia
28 ITA 1 6 6 13  View medals by sport for Italy
29 POL 1 6 2 9  View medals by sport for Poland
30 ALG 1 4 4 9  View medals by sport for Algeria
31 IRN 1 4 0 5  View medals by sport for Iran
32  EGY 1 3 3 7  View medals by sport for Egypt
33 AZE 1 3 2 6  View medals by sport for Azerbaijan
34 IRQ 1 2 0 3  View medals by sport for Iraq
35 COL 1 1 6 8  View medals by sport for Colombia
36 IND 1 1 1 3  View medals by sport for India
36 MOR 1 1 1 3  View medals by sport for Morocco
36 NOR 1 1 1 3  View medals by sport for Norway
36 SWE 1 1 1 3  View medals by sport for Sweden
40 BEL 1 1 0 2  View medals by sport for Belgium
40  KAZ 1 1 0 2  View medals by sport for Kazakhstan
40 SLO 1 1 0 2  View medals by sport for Slovenia
43 TUR 1 0 3 4  View medals by sport for Turkey
44 ARG 1 0 2 3  View medals by sport for Argentina
44 KEN 1 0 2 3  View medals by sport for Kenya
46 HK 1 0 1 2  View medals by sport for Hong Kong
46 SIN 1 0 1 2  View medals by sport for Singapore
46 VIE 1 0 1 2  View medals by sport for Vietnam
49 BHR 1 0 0 1  View medals by sport for Bahrain
49 DEN 1 0 0 1  View medals by sport for Denmark
49 GEO 1 0 0 1  View medals by sport for Georgia
49 KUW 1 0 0 1  View medals by sport for Kuwait
49 TRI 1 0 0 1  View medals by sport for Trinidad and Tobago
54 HUN 0 3 2 5  View medals by sport for Hungary
55 UAE 0 2 0 2  View medals by sport for United Arab Emirates
56 JPN 0 1 4 5  View medals by sport for Japan
57 VEN

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