Nigeria claims second medal in Tokyo, as Oborududu settles for silver


Following the clinching of bronze medal in the long jump event, by Ese Brume, another Nigerian Blessing Oborududu has given the country another medal, a silver as she was beaten 4-1 by American world No-1-ranked Mensah Stock Tamyra Mariama in the final of the Women’s Freestyle 68kg event on Tuesday evening.

The American scored four technical points against Oborududu’s one in the final match that took place at the Makuhari Messe Hall A Mat B.

Nigeria now has one silver and one bronze on the medals’ table.

More to come…

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