Gold Coast 2018 Enekwechi wins Nigeria's 2nd medal at Commonwealth Games

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi threw 21.14m to give Nigeria a second medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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Chukwuebuka Enekwechi play Chukwuebuka Enekwechi wins Silver in Shot put to give Nigeria's her 2nd medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (Getty Images)
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Chukwuebuka Enekwechi has won Nigeria her second silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Enekwechi won silver for Nigeria after he threw a personal best (21.14m) for Nigeria in his third attempt.

The 25-year-old athlete finished second behind New Zealand’s Tomas Walsh who had a throw of 21.41m, and he finished ahead of Canada’s Tim Nedow who had a season’s best of 20.91m.

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi play Chukwuebuka Enekwechi threw a new personal best to win a Silver medal for Nigeria (Getty images)

Enekwechi's compatriot Eke Kalu who also competed in the men's shot put event finished 12th in the final standings with an effort of 17.86.

Enekwech medal is his first international medal for Nigeria and has won the second at the games after the table tennis team also picked up a silver medal despite a loss to India in the final.

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