Nigeria has gotten its second medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after Blessing Oborodudu settled for silver after losing to USA’s Tamyra Marianna Stock Mensah in the final.
Nigerian wrestler, Blessing Oborududu, has won the first silver medal for Nigeria in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Oborududu lost 4-1 to her opponent USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg on Tuesday. She is the first Nigerian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the Games.
Oborududu 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.