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Tokyo Olympics: Oborududu loses final in wrestling, wins Nigeria’s first silver

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Tokyo Olympics: Oborududu loses final in wrestling, wins Nigeria’s first silver

Tokyo Olympics: Oborududu loses final in wrestling, wins Nigeria’s first silver

Blessing Oborududu lost the final of the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling event 4-1 to America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock on Tuesday.

But she, however, won silver in the process, earning Nigeria her only second medal at this year’s Olympics.

WITHIN NIGERIA reports that Oborududu had on Monday defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest.

The 32-year-old had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals.

Meanwhile, 25-year-old, Ese Brume has won the first medal for Nigeria at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The 3-time African senior champion won bronze in long jump in the early hours of today.

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