Tokyo Games: Nigeria’s Oborududu On Cusp Of History, Guaranteed First Medal In Women’s Wrestling

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Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu is currently on the cusp of history as she has qualified for the finals of the women’s freestyle wrestling in the 68kg category after a dominant display against Mongolian Battsetseg Soronzonbold.

Blessing outscored her opponent 7-2 to guarantee a place in the final as well as winning either a silver or gold in the final.

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It is the first time Nigeria will be having a medal at the Olympics in wrestling and it took Oborududu her third attempt at the global event.

It is the first time Nigeria will be having a medal at the Olympics in wrestling and it took Oborududu her third attempt at the global games.

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The 32-year-old celebrated around the arena as she was hoisted up by her coach as she prepares to face an American wrestler in the gold medal match.

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