#GoodNews: Nigerian Powerlifter, Esther Onyema Breaks World Record

#GoodNews: Nigerian Powerlifter, Esther Onyema Breaks World Record

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on September 17, 2015
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Esther Oyema pictured with her gold won at London 2012 Paralympic Games

Nigeria athlete, Esther Oyema has broken a world record in powerlifting in the ongoing 11th All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville with a lift of 133 kg on Wednesday, September 16, 2015

She broke a world record previously in a class of 55kg was 126kg. She won gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games where she also broke a world record.

Oyema’s victory takes Nigeria’s medal count in the games to four gold medals.

We are proud of her! You go, girl!

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