Blessing Oborududu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics

Olympic athlete Blessing Oborududu

Nigeria has recorded a second medal at the Tokyo Olympics following wrestler Blessing Oborududu’s clinching of a silver medal on Tuesday.

Oborududu was defeated 4-1 by USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final of the women’s freestyle 68kg.

Oborududu has already made history as the first Nigerian wrestler ever to reach the final and win a silver medal at the Olympics.

The 32-year-old began wrestling at St Jude’s Girls Secondary School in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.