Nigeria wins first gold in Glasgow

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Weightlifter Chika Amalaha won Nigeria its first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday.

The petit female weightlifter pulled a total of 196 points in snatch and clean and jerk in the 53kg class, to beat the stiff opposition from England and India weightlifters, who picked the silver and bronze in the category respectively.

The mother of two also set the games record in the category.

20th Commonwealth Games - Day 2: Weightlifting



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