Folashade on Sunday afternoon won Nigeria’s second gold medal in 59kg women category. With a total lift of 206kg comprising 90kg snatch and 116kg clean and jerk. She also set a new Commonwealth Games record in the class.
Lawal beat her rivals in the women’s weightlifting 59kg event, setting a Commonwealth Games record in the process.
She is the second Nigerian female lifter to smash the Games’ record after Adijat Olarinoye produced a stunning lift in the women’s 55kg on Saturday.
Olarinoye won Team Nigeria’s first medal at the games on Saturday.