Adekuroye, Oborududu win big in wrestling Commonwealth Games 2022

Adekuroye, Oborududu win big in wrestling Commonwealth Games 2022

Odunayo Adekuroye and Blessing Oborududu have successfully defended their crown in the wrestling event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Adekuroye defeated India’s Anshu Malik 7-3 to win a Gold medal in the 57kg category.

The Ondo-born wrestler has never lost a wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games, since she won her first title in 2014.

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.

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