Team Nigeria have won their first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in Japan early on Thursday with Latifat Tijani winning this laurel in the women’s Para-Powelifting.

Tijani won this gold after her first lift of 105kg in the Para-Powelifting was disallowed.

The Ogun state born athlete, came back powerfully with burning enthusiasm to write her name in gold with her second attempt of 105kg and her third attempt was 107kg but she did that in a style with 117kg in her fourth attempt getting close to world record of 118kg to lift the first medal for team Nigeria in Tokyo.

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