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August 14, 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Adekuroye, Oborududu win big in wrestling

Commonwealth Games 2022: Adekuroye, Oborududu win big in wrestling

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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