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Nigeria’s Paul Kehinde & Lucy Ejike Shatter Paralympic and World Records to Win Gold Medals in #Rio2016 #Paralympics | WATCH

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Lucy Ejike

Team Nigeria’s Gold medal has increased by two following the record smashing win by Paul Kehinde and Lucy Ejike at the ongoing Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

Ejike, Team Nigeria’s Captain at the Games, did not only win a gold medal but did so in an astonishing manner, shattering the Paralympic and World Record three successive times to dominate the women’s -61kg event in Powerlifting.

She broke the Paralympic Record (PR) and World Record (WR) by lifting 136kg, followed by a lift of 138kg, and then a massive lift of 142kg.

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Paul Kehinde

Competing in the -65kg men’s category on Saturday night, Kehinde lifted 218kg to beat his rivals to the gold medal, setting a new world record in the process.

As if that was not enough, Kehinde went on to beat his own record by lifting a massive 220kg!

China’s Peng Hu lifted 200kg to finish second, while Egypt’s Shaaban Ibrahim lifted 193kg to win the bronze medal.

This follows the Silver and Gold medals earlier won by Latifat Tijani and Roland Ezuruike respectively in the Games. Watch them HERE.

Congrats to our Paralympians. We are proud of you!

Watch Paul kehinde here:

Watch Lucy Ejike here:

15 Comments

  1. The Real Oma

    September 11, 2016 at 11:20 pm

    Go Lucy, go Tijani, go paraolympians! we are proud of you all, thank you!

  2. Hmm.hmm

    September 11, 2016 at 11:23 pm

    So very proud of them!

  3. Egusi Soup

    September 11, 2016 at 11:57 pm

    Super proud of team Nigeria.

  4. Wana

    September 12, 2016 at 1:13 am

    Way to go!!!!!!!

  5. pat

    September 12, 2016 at 2:47 am

    Yessss Naija, represent….good job

  6. Mabel

    September 12, 2016 at 3:13 am

    Marvelous!!!

  7. Puff_This

    September 12, 2016 at 3:58 am

    How did they do in swimming?

  8. Raph

    September 12, 2016 at 5:04 am

    Nna no be small tin

  9. purplieciousbabe

    September 12, 2016 at 10:05 am

    Impressive…We are proud of you xxxx

  10. Naijatalk

    September 12, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Continue to excel blessed people. You will stand before kings.

  11. xplorenollywood.com

    September 12, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    Awesome, great work guys! !!

  12. Kenny

    September 12, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Bravo

  13. good girl

    September 12, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    we should concentrate on training these paralympians seriously because they have always delivered ..pmb make sure you host them okay

  14. Tosin

    September 12, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    off to find the Lucy Ejike lifts online. Thank you.

  15. Abuena

    September 13, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    So proud of you guys!!

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