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Weightlifting: Nigeria destroys Maryam Usman’s return again!

Olajide Fashikun, Sports Observatory...Weightlifting

*12 sure gold medals gone as usual like that Like Blessing Okagbare in athletics, Maryam Usman remains the only poster girl in weightlifting. Driving through the streets of medals, even before she left the shores of Nigeria for the last Olympics in Brazil, Maryam Usman knew that winning a medal …

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Olympic Committee presents certificate to federations

Maryam Usman gets her Olympic medal

*Weightlifter Maryam Usman gets her Olympic bronze medal Presidents of the newly inaugurated National Sports Federations were presented with certificates of office by the Honorable Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung and the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, at the inaugural meeting of the new …

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