Nigerian Weightlifters Claim Medals in Tunisia


Nigeria started her quest for 2024 Olympic Games qualification in grand style as Lawal Rufiatu and Olarinoye Adenike Adijat won 3 Gold and 3 Silver Medals respectively at the ongoing 2023 Senior Africa Weightlifting Championship in Tunisia.

The championship also serves as the 2024 Olympics qualifier.

Nigeria will continue her quest for more medals in Tunis today Tuesday, May 16, as two lifters will be on stage as well. Joy Eze, (71kg women) and Edidiong Umofia (73kg men) will compete.

Nigeria weightlifters will participate in six Championship qualifiers as they seek to return Nigeria to the global weightlifting map in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France.

The 2023 Africa Weightlifting Championship which commenced on May 11 will end on Friday, May 19th.

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