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BREAKING: Jubilation As #TeamNigeria Wins First Medal At #Tokyo2020

BREAKING: Jubilation As #TeamNigeria Wins First Medal At #Tokyo2020The Genius Media Nigeria reports that Nigeria’s search for a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games became a reality on Monday after Blessing Oborududu qualified for the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg in the wrestling event of the games.

This reliable platform gathered that the 10-time African champion started her campaign against Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova in the first round (round of 16) and she dominated the European champion and world championship bronze medallist with 13-2 victory by technical superiority with points scored by opponent (VSU1) to advance to quarterfinal where she faced Kyrgyzstan’s Meetim Zhumanazarova, 2018 Asian Games bronze medalist.

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The close encounter saw the Nigerian prevailing at 3-2 victory by points with points scored by the opponent (VPO1).

BREAKING: Jubilation As #TeamNigeria Set For First Medal At #Tokyo2020

The semifinal bout, which ensured that Nigeria was certain of its first medal saw Oborududu taking her experienced opponent Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold to the cleaner with 7-2 (VPO1) to set up a final clash against number one seed American Tamyra Marianna Stock-Mensah on Tuesday August 3.

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