JUST IN: Blessing Oborodudu guarantees Nigeria first medal at Tokyo 2020

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Blessing Oborodudu

Blessing Oborodudu qualifies for Wrestling final
Blessing Oborodudu qualifies for Wrestling final

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria’s Blessing Oborodudu will win Nigeria’s first Olympics medal at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 as she qualified for the final on Monday.

The Nigerian wrestler  defeated Battsetseg Soronzonboldyn of Mongolia 7-2 to qualify for the final and guaranteed herself and Team Nigeria a medal.

Oborodudu will either win a silver or gold medal in the wrestling competition.

She was so elated getting into the final of the wrestling competition in the 68kg class.

She will now face America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final.

The Nigerian wrestler was born on March 12, 1989 and she lives in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The 32-year old Nigerian  studied Business Administration at Nigeria Delta University, Nigeria.

Oborodudu began wrestling at St Jude’s Girls Secondary School in Yenagoa, Nigeria.

Her ambition is to win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Her memorable moment was winning gold in the 68kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.


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