Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi

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Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi Shot - Put Victory Ceremony
Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Nigeria
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Discus Throw - F57/58
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Shot Putt - F57/58
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Javelin throw F56-58
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Rio de Janeiro Discus Throw - F57
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Discus Throw - F57

Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi is a Paralympian athlete from Nigeria competing mainly in category F57/58 shot putt and discus throw events. She has competed at four paralympics taking two gold, a silver and two bronze medals.[1]

Iyiazi competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There, she won a gold medal in both the women's shot putt F57/F58 event and the women’s discus throw F57/F58 event.[1]

Iyiazi took a bronze medal in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and then threw 27.54m to again take the discus bronze at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Resilient Eucharia Iyiazi wins Nigeria’s 12th medal at Rio Paralympic Games, Yemi Olus, MakingOfChamps, Retrieved 22 September 2016

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