Nigeria dominates weightlifting at the Commonwealth games as Rafiatu Lawal wins Nigeria’s second gold medal.
In the 59kg category, Lawal broke three games’ records to lift a combined total of 206kg.
Lawal recorded 90kg in the snatch and 106kg in the clean and jerk to set a game record and claim the gold medal.
She becomes the second Nigerian to win a medal today after Edidiong Umoafia won bronze in men’s weightlifting.
This is Nigeria’s second gold medal as Adijat Olarinoye a won the gold medal in her weightlifting category on Saturday.