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Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu loses final in wrestling, wins Nigeria’s first silver

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Tokyo Olympics, Blessing Oborududu lost the final of the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling event 4-1 to America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock on Tuesday.

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However, she won silver in the process, earning Nigeria her only second medal at this year’s Olympics.

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Wowplus reports that Oborududu had defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest.

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To advance to her first Olympic semi-finals, the 32-year-old had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan.

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