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Who is Eucharia Iyiazi? What We Know About the Para Gold Medalist

Gold medallist Nigeria's Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi pose during the medal ceremony for the women's F55-57 shot put final athletics event at the Alexander Stadium, on day nine of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, central England, on August 6, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Eucharia Iyiazi is a Nigerian Paralympian who mostly competes in the shot put and discus throw events for the F57/58 category.

Quick Facts About Iyiazi Eucharia

  • Full Name — Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi
  • Date of Birth — November 19, 1973
  • Nationality — Nigerian
  • Place of Birth — Lagos, Nigeria
  • Sport — Shot Put & Discus Throw
  • Net Worth — $1 million

Nigeria's Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi competes in the Women's F55-57 Shot Put Final at Alexander Stadium on day nine of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Picture date: Saturday August 6, 2022. (Photo by Tim Goode/PA Images via Getty Images)

Who is Eucharia Iyiazi?

Her full name is Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi. On November 19, 1973, she was born. Eucharia has been to four Paralympics and won two gold medals, one silver medal, and two bronze medals.

How Many Medals Has Euchria Iyiazi Won in Her Career?

Eucharia Iyiazi won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. At the 2016 Summer Paralympics, she again threw 27.54m to win a bronze medal.

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She went to the Beijing, China, Summer Paralympics in 2008, where she won gold in the women’s F57/F58 discus throw event. Eucharia Iyiazi set up the World and Paralympics Events for the F58 class at the Beijing Paralympics.

Eucharia Iyiazi won a bronze medal in the Paralympics discus event in London in 2012 and then again in Rio in 2016. She got the bronze medal for her throw of 27.54 meters.

On August 6, 2022, she competed in the Women’s F55-57 shot put at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. She won the event with a throw of 10.03 meters and came in first place.

She won Nigeria’s seventh gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. She had gotten a bronze medal from Tokyo before.

Nigeria's Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi celebrate with the gold medal after the Women's F55-57 Shot Put Final at Alexander Stadium on day nine of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Picture date: Saturday August 6, 2022. (Photo by Tim Goode/PA Images via Getty Images)

What Are Eucharia Iyiazi’s Achievements?

  • Gold Medal – 2022 Birmingham – Discus throw – F55/57
  • Gold Medal – 2008 Beijing – Discus throw – F57/58
  • Gold Medal – 2008 Beijing – shot put – F57/58
  • Silver Medal – 2004 Athens – Javelin throw – F56-58
  • Bronze Medal – 2012 Rio de Janeiro – Discus Throw – F57
  • Bronze Medal – 2016 Rio de Janeiro – Discus Throw – F57
  • Bronze Medal – 2020 Tokyo Shot put – F57
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Is Eucharia Iyiazi on Social Media?

Despite our best efforts, we have been unable to locate any of her social media profiles.

Nigeria's Eucharia Njideka Iyiazi competes in the women's shot put F55-57 final athletics event at the Alexander Stadium, in Birmingham on day nine of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, central England, on August 6, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Is Eucharia Iyiazi Married or Single?

Since there is no record of either of these, we are unable to determine whether one is correct.

What is the Net Worth of Eucharia Iyiazi?

Her wealth is approximately $1 million, according to estimates.

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