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#Tokyo2020: Blessing Oburududu Advances To Semi-Final In Wrestling

Nigerian female wrestler Blessing Oborodudu has advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 Blessing Oburududu

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Nigerian female wrestler Blessing Oborodudu has advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The energetic Oborodudu booked a place in the semi-finals of the wrestling category after defeating Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan, shooting the Nigerian to her first Olympic semi-finals.

Oborodudu had initially defeated Elis Manolova of Azerbaijan 13-2 to reach the quarter-finals, and furthermore gave an impressive show against Zhumanazarova to advance to the semi-finals of the women’s wrestling freestyle 68kg event.

She will face Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold in the semi-finals.

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