Nigerian Ese Brume won the first bronze for Nigeria earlier in long jump competition but Blessing Oborududu who represent Nigeria in wrestling has won the first silver medal for Nigeria in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics to make it better.

Oborududu lost 4-1 to her opponent USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg on Tuesday who proved to be better than the Nigerian wrestler.
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 who also had defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova and Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova in the quarter-finals and Round of 16 respectively.

Today NG


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here