August 3rd, 2013 – Joy Onaolapo Is Dead: Nigerian Power Lifter , Paralympic Gold Medalist Died In Edo State
Nigerian Paralympian who became a gold medalist for the first time at London Olympics 2012, Joy Onaolapo is dead.
According to the Nigerian Power Lifting Federation, the mother of two died last week at her house in Edo State.
Though the exact cause of her death was not revealed, NPLF said they were briefed on Joy Onaolapo‘s death on the 26th of July, 2013.
Are Feyisetan, the head coach of NPLF said ;
“What we know so far is that Joy Onaolapo who is married with 2 children passed away in her house in Edo State”
Feyisetan said the federation has contacted her family for updates and her burial arrangement.
May the Lord grant her family members especially her 2 children the fortitude to bear her loss.
May her soul rest in eternal peace (amen)