Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu has won Gold in the final of the Women’s Freestyle 68 kg wrestling event in the ongoing XXII Commonwealth Games holding in Birmingham.
The Bayelsa-born athlete in assured fashion defeated Canada’s Linda Morais by points (5-1) to clinch Gold.
She is the defending champion in this event
Oborududu, one of the two Captains of Team Nigeria in this tournament is the first Nigerian wrestler to win a medal (Silver) at the Olympics, doing so at Tokyo2020.
An 11-time African Champion (2010-2022).