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Alice Oluwafemiayo Breaks Power-lifting World Record In Mexico


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.


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