Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Oborududu makes history, wins Nigeria’s first silver

NIGERIAN wrestler has won the first silver medal for Nigeria in the ongoing Olympics.

Earlier, long jumper Ese Brume won the first bronze for Nigeria.

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Oborududu lost 4-1 to her opponent USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg on Tuesday (today).

Oborududu is the first Nigerian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the Games.

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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.

She had earlier defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova 3-2 in the quarter-finals, after seeing off Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova in the Round of 16.

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