Big Brother Naija star Mike Edwards misses out on medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

BBNAIJA Mike Edwards

Reality star and athlete Mike Edwards came sixth at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, high jump category, missing out on earning a medal.

The BBNaija ex-housemate competed in men’s high jump final at the event in Birmingham, UK, on Wednesday, jumping a height of 2.19m.

The father of one attempted the 2.22m height but he did not jump the mark.

This is Mike’s first attempt at the Commonwealth Games for Nigeria.

Meanwhile, Obiageri Amaechi clinched a bronze medal at in the women’s discus throw event.

Her victory on Tuesday, August 2 earned Nigeria her fourth bronze medal in the competition.

The California-based athlete won the bronze medal with a throw of 56.99m in her fifth attempt.

Teenage weightlifter Taiwo Liadi also won a silver medal the women’s 76kg weightlifting event, setting a new junior Commonwealth Games record by lifting 120kg in the clean and jerk to beat 11 competitors to the silver medal.

The 19-year-old on Tuesday, August 2 finished second behind Canada’s Maya Laylor, who set a new Commonwealth Games record in the clean and jerk with a lift of 128kg.