|Date of birth||Medal tally|
|16 October 1977||2 gold, 1 silver|
Lucy Ogechukwu Ejike has competed in three Paralympic Games, winning a total of three medals.
She first competed in the 44kg class at the Sydney 2000 Games, where she claimed the silver medal behind Egypt’s Fatma Omar.
Ogechukwu Ejike then went one better at Athens 2004, where she smashed the world record twice on the way to winning the 44kg class gold medal with a lift of 127.5kg.
She moved up a weight class to 48kg at Beijing 2008 and broke the world record by 7kg on her first attempt. This was then followed by an even more impressive lift of an extra 5kg, setting another record at 130kg and clinching the gold medal.