Alice Oluwafemiayo representing Nigeria at the World Para Power-lifting Championships in Mexico smashed the women’s up to 86kg of the Group A record on the first day of the competition. – December 2,2017.
Oluwafemiayo emerged winner by clearing the bar at 140kg, then went ahead to lifting 145kg in her fourth attempt to break the world record of 144kg – a record set by Loveline Obiji in 2014.
Expressing her joy at the feat, the champion said, “I feel very happy, it was not something I was expecting.”
This is indeed a big one for the sports community and Nigeria at large.