Paul Kehinde Wins Nigeria’s Second Gold Medal at Rio Paralympics
Power-lifter, Paul Kehinde, in the 65kg men’s category, lifted 218kg to outshine his competitors.
He is the second Nigerian athlete to win a gold medal after Roland Ezuruike also won a powerlifting gold medal on Friday.
China’s Peng Hu (200kg) came second, while Egypt’s Shaaban Ibrahim (193kg) came third.
Kehinde’s victory takes Nigeria’s total medal tally to 4 – two gold and two silver.