By James Agberebi:
Nigeria's Ndidi Nwosu has won gold in the women's -73kg in the powerlifting event at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Nwosu who weights 71.10, claimed the gold with a lift of 140 kg.
In second position was Souhad Ghazouani from France who won silver also with a lift of 140.
Egypt's Amany Ali finished third to take the bronze medal after lifting 127 kg.
Nwosu now joins Roland Ezuruike (men's -54kg), Paul Kehinde (men's -65kg) and Lucy Ejike (women's -61kg) as gold medalists for Team Nigeria in the powerlifting event.
With Nwosu's latest feat, Team Nigeria now has five gold medals and is ninth position in the overall medal standings.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN