Goodness Chiemerie Nwachukwu

Nigeria’s Goodness Chiemerie Nwachukwu has clinched Gold in the final of the women’s Discus Throw F42-44/61-64 event in the ongoing XXII Commonwealth Games holding in Birmingham.


The 23-year-old threw 34.84m to set a new World Record in her first attempt, then threw 36.56m in her second attempt to eclipse her previous world record.


She came close to smashing another with a 36.31m and 36.38m in her 3rd and 5th attempts respectively.


However, her second attempt (36.56m) did the job to produce Gold in style.


Australia’s Sarah Edmiston (Silver: 34.96m) and Fiji’s Naibili Vatunisolo (Bronze: 23.70m) also scored podium finishes.


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