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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Blessing Oborududu Wins wrestling Olympic medal For Nigeria



Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu has made the country proud by winning silver at the ongoing 2020 Olympic games. Even though she lost the final of the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling event 4-1 to America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock, she went home with silver.

Oborududu is the first Nigerian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the Games.

Oborududu, who is also the first-ever Nigerian to win an Olympics medal in wrestling, qualified for the final after defeating Mongolia’s Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg 7-2 in the semi-finals.

She had earlier defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova 3-2 in the quarter-finals, after seeing off Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova in the Round of 16.



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