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Bose Omolayo Biography: Education, Career, Personal Life, Medals, Net Worth

Bose Patricia Omolayo is a Nigerian powerlifter who has competed in both national and international competitions. She has three gold medals and one silver for Nigeria in international competitions.

Early Life and Education

Bose Omolayo was born on February 1, 1989, in the southwestern part of Nigeria.


Bose began working as a hairdresser at the age of 15 in Lagos, Nigeria, and later opened her own salon. In 2012, she made the decision to focus her efforts on developing a parapowerlifting career. She won the women’s 79 kg competition at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan. She won first place in her division at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships, which were held in Tbilisi, Georgia, a few months later. At this competition, she also set a new weight-lifting record of 144 kg.

She competed in the women’s +61 kg competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where she won a silver medal. She won a silver medal in the women’s heavyweight category at the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

Personal Life

Bose’s impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She also regarded former Nigerian Para powerlifter Victoria Nnejias the most influential person in her career.

Medal Record

Paralympic Games

  • Gold medal – first place, 2020 Tokyo, 79 kg

World Championships

  • Gold medal – first place, 2021 Tbilisi, 79 kg

Commonwealth Games

  • Silver medal – second place, 2014 Glasgow +61 kg
  • Silver medal – second place, 2022, Bringham, 79kg

Net Worth

Her current net worth is unavailable.

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