Blessing Oborodudu’s feat of qualifying for the final of the 68 kg female wrestling event of the 2020 Olympic has been described as a blessing to Nigeria.
Oborodudu becomes Nigeria’s first medalist in Wrestling and her qualification for the finals guarantees a gold medal or silver while Odunayo Adekuoroye , Ese Brume and are still in the running for medals.
Minister of Youth and sports Development, Sunday Dare said ” You are a Blessing to Nigeria and Nigeria’s Athletics family, Team Nigeria is proud of you. Nigerians are proud of you”.
“The display is typical of the never say die Nigerian spirit. Keep the tempo going until we reach the ultimate which is the gold.”
Oborodudu defeated Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic finals.