Commonwealth Games: LASU VC congratulates student for winning bronze medal in weightlifting
August 4, 2022
Islamiyat Yusuf, a Sandwich Degree student of Lagos State University (LASU), Ilesha Campus, Osun, has won a bronze medal in weightlifting for Nigeria at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
The Vice-Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, congratulated Yusuf in a statement issued on Thursday in Lagos.
Olatunji-Bello said that Yusuf, a Physical and Health Education student, won the women’s 64kg category by lifting 93kg in the snatch, clean and jerk: 113kg, 116kg and 119kg with a total result of 212kg.
“I congratulate Yusuf on the performance; I declare her feat praiseworthy, which is the product of hard work, dedication and grit.
“Yusuf represents a breath of fresh air, an inspiration for other young ladies, especially those whose passion lie in sports.
Olatunji-Bello prayed that Yusuf would continue to do exploit for her fatherland, Nigeria.