Nigeria’s Eucharia Iyiazi on Thursday at the ongoing 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo won a bronze medal in the women’s seated shot put event.
The 47-year-old had a season best throw of 10.40 metres to finish third and claim the bronze medal in the final of the event’s F57 class at the Olympic Stadium
Algeria’s Safia Djelal created a new world record in the F57 with 11.29m to win the gold medal.
China’s Xu Milan heaved 10.81m to finish second and win the silver medal.
Iyiazi’s victory took Nigeria’s medals tally at the 2020 Paralympics which will end on Sunday, to three gold, one silver and four bronze medals.