World Champion, Paul Kehinde said it is his desire to win a gold medal for Delta state in the Para Powerlifting event at the forthcoming National Sports Festival in Abuja.
Kehinde who holds the World Record in the -65kg said he has been in camp for three weeks training for the biggest sporting event in Nigeria.
He told www.aclsports.com that his morale is high to take on any opponent at the games.
“I am currently in good shape. The 2017 World Championships in Mexico, 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia helped me keep my form. I am going to the Sports Festival to win a gold medal”, he said.
“I have been in Port Harcourt for three week. Delta state government has provided a suitable environment for me to train and I assure them that I will not disappoint them.
“I will use this festival as part of my preparations for the 2019 International Para Powerlifting championship in Lagos”, the Paralympics champion said
Paul Kehinde won his first gold medal for Delta state at the 2009 National Sports Festival.