By Sab Osuji In Brazzaville:
Team Nigeria weightlifter, Bilkis Abiodun, became the first Nigerian athlete here in the 2015 All Africa Games to win three gold medals in one day.
Abiodun lifted three gold medals in the 75kg event for women on Wednesday.
She won gold medals in the snatch, clean and jack and total.
In the women’s 69kg category Winifred Eze Ndidi won a total of three silver medals in snatch, clean and jack and in total.
Team Nigeria’s Anyalewechi Michael won a bronze medal in the 85kg clean and jack for men.
Altogether, Nigeria won three gold, three silver and one bronze medal in weightlifting on Wednesday.
Weightlifting event continued on Friday with Usman Maryam chasing for medals in the women’s +75kg while Anyalewechi also continued his gold mddal hunt in the 85kg category for men.