Tokyo Olympics: History as Oborududu wins Nigeria’s first-ever wrestling medal
Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria celebrates after winning | Reuters / Piroschka Van De Wouw

Tokyo Olympics: History as Oborududu wins Nigeria’s first-ever wrestling medal

Blessing Oborududu has made history by becoming the first Nigerian wrestler to win a medal in the history of the Olympic Games.

The strong female wrestler won a silver medal on Tuesday afternoon after losing 4-1 to Tamyra Mensah-Stock of the United States in the Women's freestyle 68kg.

Oborududu becomes Nigeria's second medalist at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan after Ese Brume won a bronze medal in the women's long jump on Tuesday morning.

More to come…

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