Blessing Oborududu bags Nigeria’s first silver medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu loses wrestling finals as Nigeria wins its first silver medal.
Blessing Oborududu lost the final of the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling event 4-1 to America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock on Tuesday.
But she, however wins silver in the process, earning Nigeria her second medal at this year’s Olympics.
Oborududu had on Monday defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest.
The 32-year-old had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals.