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Onyekwere makes history, wins first CommonWealth games Discus Gold for Nigeria
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Reigning All African Games and African Championships champion, Chioma Onyekwere, has grabbed gold medal for Nigeria in women’s Discus at the ongoing Commonwealth Games (CWG).
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The Commonwealth Games is taken place in Birmighan, United Kindgom.
She has become the first Nigerian woman to win gold medal in Discus at the Commonwealth Games.
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Onyekwere set her season best record as she threw the discus to a distance of 61.70 metres to win gold.
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Onyekewere, 28, threw 61.70m in her fourth attempt to take the lead from home girl, Jade Lally who led from the start of the competition with her opening throw of 57.33m
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Another Nigerian, Obiageri Amechi claimed the bronze medal with a throw of 56.99 metres. Nigeria has now won three gold medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

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