Team Nigeria to the Tokyo Olympics arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Saturday after more than two weeks participation at the global sporting spectacle.
The silver winning wrestler Blessing Oborududu and Long Jump Bronze medalist Ese Brum touched down in the afternoon, which is a day before the official closing ceremony in Tokyo.
Brume won Nigeria’s first medal at the fiesta with a leap of 6.97 metres to claim bronze behind second-placed Brittany Reece of the U.S. and gold medalist Maliaka Mihambo of Germany while Oborududu got Nigeria’s second medal with a silver in the 68kg freestyle women wrestling.

Team Nigeria successfully placed 74 on the medals table as of Saturday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare and other officials led Team Nigeria back to the country with the minister commending the efforts and resilience of the athletes.
The medalists, draped in their green white green and with their laurels hanging around their necks, were the cynosure of all eyes who had trooped to the airport to catch a glimpse of their stars.
“This medal is dedicated to all Nigerians that believe and supported me,” a delighted Oborududu said at a brief ceremony at the airport.
Brume thanked her coach, officials, and all Nigerians for the support before and during the games. She said her podium finish at Tokyo was due to hard work and support from Nigerians.



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