Oborududu Claims Gold, Kolawole Settles For Bronze In Wrestling –


Blessing Oborududu won Team Nigeria’s second gold medal in the wrestling event at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, reports Completesports.com.

Oborududu defeated Canada’s Linda Morais 5-1 in the Women’s Freestyle 68kg category.


Esther Kolawole also claimed bronze in Women’s Freestyle 62kg category.

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Kolawole needed only 20 seconds to dispatch her Scottish opponent, Abbie Fountain.


Earlier in the day, Odunayo Adekuroye won Gold medal in the 57kg category.

Adekuroye, who has never lost a wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games, since she won her first title in 2014 defeated India’s opponent, Anshu Malik 7-3.

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Source: Complete Sports