Para-athlete Goodness Nwachukwu shattered two world records in consecutive manners, to win gold in women’s F42 Discus event at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

In her first attempt, Nwachukwu threw a mark of 34.84m to set a world record.

She then went on to break her own record by setting a new one of 36.56m.

Sarah Edmiston of Australia won silver while the bronze medal went to Fiji’s Naibili Vatunisolo.

Earlier on Thursday, Innocent Nnamdi won bronze for Nigeria in men’s powerlifting.

Team Nigeria later went on to win one more gold and silver medal on Thursday to place eighth in Commonwealth Games with only South Africa ahead of Nigeria among the African nations.