Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu Wins Nigeria’s Second Medal At Tokyo Olympics

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Nigeria has gotten its second medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after Blessing Oborodudu settled for silver after losing to USA’s Tamyra Marianna Stock Mensah in the final.

Oborududu suffered a 1-4 loss to Tamyra in the final of Tokyo Olympic women’s wrestling on Tuesday afternoon, August 3, but still went home with a silver medal.

Prior to the final, she defeated Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold to qualify for the clash of the women’s 68kg by 7-2.

This comes just after her fellow counterpart Ese Brume, who specializes in the long jump, claimed a bronze medal after finishing third in the women’s long jump event in the early hours of Tuesday, August 3.

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Brume leaped 6.97 metres with her very first jump to claim bronze behind second-placed Brittany Reece of the United States and gold medallist Malaika Mihambo of Germany.

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