BREAKING: Nigeria’s Oborodudu wins silver medal in wrestling at Tokyo Olympics
Blessing Oborodudu, Nigeria’s medal hopeful, has won a silver medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics games.
Oborodudu lost the final of the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling event 4-1 to America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock on Tuesday.
Oborodudu defeated Battsetseg Soronzonbold of Mongolia 7-2 to advance to the final.
Earlier, she defeated Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova 13-2 in the quarter-finals.
So far, Oborodudu has won Nigeria’s most valuable medal at the tournament.
Earlier, Ese Brume gave Nigeria its first medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
After leaping to an impressive 6.97 metres, she won bronze in the women’s Long Jump event