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Commonwealth Games: Taiwo Liadi wins Nigeria’s first silver medal

Adesola Sulaimon
19-year-old Nigerian weightlifter, Taiwo Liadi  has won a silver medal for the country in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Liadi finished second behind Canadian’s Maya Laylor, who set a new record in the game with a lift of 128kg in the women’s 76kg weightlifting event set a new junior Commonwealth Games.

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She set a junior record with a lift of 120kg in the clean and jerk to win the silver medal while Nauru’s Maximina Uepa came third to win the bronze medal.

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