Winner! Nigerian female soldier clinches gold at world wrestling event

Reuben Hannah

Corporal Reuben Hannah

By Paul Dada

A Nigerian Army personnel, Corporal Reuben Hannah, representing the armed forces of Nigeria, has won a gold medal in the women’s 76kg event at the ongoing 36th World Military Wrestling Championship in Azerbaijan.

This was revealed by the Nigerian Army on its verified X handle On Saturday.  Hannah according to the post, had also won the silver medal in the women’s 76kg event at the 2022 and 2023 African Wrestling Championships.

The post quoted Corporal Hannah to have said, “I want to thank the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, and other service chiefs for ensuring wrestlers in the Nigerian Military attended the 36th World Military Wrestling Championship.

“The preparations for the tournament were top notch because we were provided with all the necessary logistics to excel.”


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