Nigerian Para Badminton Star Eniola Bolaji Strikes Gold in Spain




Mariam Eniola Bolaji has made history by winning the gold medal at the prestigious Spanish Para Badminton International Championship 2024, held in Madrid, Spain.



In a thrilling final match, Bolaji defeated India’s Mandeep Kaur with a convincing score of 21-17, 21-17, 21-17, securing the top spot on the podium.


“I feel so good winning this international tournament because, in February, at the World Championship, I lost to the World number 1 after beating her in the group stage. We met again in the quarterfinals, and unfortunately, I lost to her. But I’ve come back stronger, and this win feels amazing!” Bolaji exclaimed in an interview with


The Spanish Para Badminton International Championship is a premier tournament that attracts top players from around the world, and Bolaji’s victory is a proud moment for Nigeria and the African continent. With this win, Bolaji cements her position as a force to be reckoned with in the sport.


Bolaji’s rise to success is a testament to her dedication and hard work. She has been a rising star in the para badminton scene, with a string of impressive performances in recent years. Her gold medal win in Spain marks a significant milestone in her career, and we look forward to seeing her continued success and inspiring others with her remarkable talent and determination.


Congratulations to Mariam Eniola Bolaji on this outstanding achievement!


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