Chioma Onyekwere, who’s she? Wiki Biography of the Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Age
The current African Games and Championships champion, Chioma Onyekwere, saved her most interesting effort for the yr’s closing massive rivals, the Commonwealth Games, the place she turned the first Nigerian woman to win gold throughout the Discus Throw event.
Onyekewere, 28, beat over native girl Jade Lally, who had held the lead as a result of the rivals’s first throw of 57.33 meters, with a throw of 61.70 meters in her fourth attempt. Since her victory, Chioma has gained status all through all platforms.
The Nigerian knew she would want higher than her 58.19 meters to win the gold medal on the African Championships held in Mauritius in June although she had a starting distance of 55.82 meters. The discus was thrown to a non-public season’s most interesting mark of 61.70 meters, which is her second-best occupation throw after the 63.30 meters personal most interesting she threw on the CVEATC, Chula Vista in California, USA, closing yr. She tried to rebound unsuccessfully throughout the second spherical with a throw of 56.42 meters, fouled the third attempt, after which swung the discus to a non-public season’s most interesting mark of 61.70 meters.
Obiageri Amaechi, the defending champion from Nigeria, added to Team Nigeria’s already noteworthy historic previous by producing two medalists throughout the Discus Throw rivals. He gained the bronze medal with a throw of 56.99 meters throughout the fifth spherical. Onyekwere is presently solely the second Nigerian to ever win the Discus Throw championship for Nigeria throughout the historic previous of the competitions, following Adewale Olukoju. Olukoju gained the Aukland rivals in 1990 with a throw of 62.62 meters.
She competed for the Nigerian Senior National Track and Field Team, it must be well-known. Onyekwere obtained an invitation to the 2016 African Athletics Championships in South Africa. At the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the athlete took dwelling the Gold Medal. In 2021, she broke the discus throw nationwide report for Nigeria with a throw of 63.30 meters. Keep in touch with us for additional updates.