Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu chases Silver, Gold after qualification for final in wrestling

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Nigeria’s Blessing Oborodudu has booked her place in the final of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan.

Oborududu defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest on Monday.

She will now face Americans Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final.

Mensah-Stock had defeated Ukraine’s Alla Cherkasova in the other semi-final.

Oborodudu had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals.

The 32-year-old’s qualification guarantees Team Nigeria a silver or gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.

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