Jubilation as Nigeria Win Another Big Medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Jubilation as Nigeria Win Another Big Medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Nigeria have won another medal at the ongoing 2022 Common Wealth games as Taiwo Laidi won silver in weightlifting in the women's 76kg event which is impressive.

This is a good development for the Nigerian contingent in the United Kingdom as the West African nation have now won 5 medals at the ongoing competition.

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Taiwo Laidi wins silver for Nigeria at 2022 Common Wealth games. Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos
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Speaking to Sports Brief, Kola Daniel who is the SA Media to Nigeria's Minister of Sports expressed happiness on the latest development about Taiwo Laidi as he enjoined all other athletes to do their best.

Kola Daniel's reaction about Taiwo Laidi

''Taiwo has done well and we are all happy about the silver medal she has just won and we are still hoping that Nigeria will get more medals before the end of this games.

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''The Honourable Minister is on ground and he is moving around to boost the morale of all athletes at the Common Wealth games.''

Head of Nigerian Police IRT Team Tunji Disu Wins Silver at US Judo Championships

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how the deputy commissioner of police and head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Tunji Disu, won a silver medal at the 2022 US Open judo championships.

It was gathered that the police boss participated in the minus 100kg category of the veteran division and made a podium finish on Sunday.

The US Judo competition saw more than five hundred veteran champions from across the world.

Disu became interested in Judo in 1986, and in 1990, he clinched two gold medals at the national sports festival in Bauchi.

He also won two gold medals at the Nigerian police games and a silver medal at the armed forces games.

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Last November, Disu won a gold medal at the first veteran championships organised by the Nigerian police.

He is the chairman of the police judo association and was the chairman of the Lagos state judo association.

The police super cop is also a member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations and Chattered Institute of Personnel management.

Source: SportsBrief.com