Commonwealth Games 2022: Adekuroye, Oborududu win big in wrestling
At the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Odunayo Adekuroye and Blessing Oborududu successfully defended their wrestling championship.
Adekuroye won the gold medal in the 57kg division by defeating Anshu Malik of India 7-3.
Since winning her first medal in 2014, the Ondo-born wrestler has never lost a match in the Commonwealth Games.
Another talented wrestler, Oborududu defeated Canada’s Linda Morais 5-1 to win a Gold medal in the 68kg category.
Oborududu also emerged top in the same category four years ago in Gold Coast, Australia.
In the Women’s Freestyle 62kg category, Esther Kolawole claimed a bronze medal after dispatching his Canadian opponent, Abbie Fountain.