1 Para-athlete Goodness Nwachukwu set two world records in the women’s F42-4461-64 Discus Throw on Thursday to win the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
2 Nwachukwu set the first record with her first attempt, throwing a mark of 34.84 metres.
3 She improved on this with a 36.56m throw to set another record.
4 In the women’s heavyweight para-powerlifting event, Folashade Oluwafemiayo broke the world record.
5 This was after she recorded a series of 130kg, 150kg and 155kg lifts to score a cumulative 123.4 points and win a gold medal as well.