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Adekuoroye Wins Bronze At World Wrestling Championships

Nigeria’s foremost female wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye yesterday won a bronze medal at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan.

The 25-year-old defeated Anastasia Nichita of Moldova 10-0 in the women’s 57kg category to win the medal.

Adekuoroye had earlier beaten Sun Jong of North Korea 12-2 via technical superiority on Wednesday which helped her to gain a 2020 Tokyo Olympics slot.

Risako Kawai of Japan defeated Ningning Rong of China 9-6 to clinch the gold medal in the category.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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