2nd August, 2021
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.