BREAKING: Wrestling to fetch Nigeria first medal at Tokyo 2020

Nigeria’s search for a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games became a reality on Monday after Blessing Oborududu qualified for the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg in the wrestling event of the games.×

The 10-time African champion started her campaign against Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova in the first round (round of 16) and she dominated the European champion and world championship bronze medallist with 13-2 victory by technical superiority with points scored by opponent (VSU1) to advance to quarterfinal where she faced Kyrgyzstan’s Meetim Zhumanazarova, 2018 Asian Games bronze medalist

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