Nigeria Football

Adekuoroye, Oborududu win Nigeria’s 5th & 6th Gold medals

The gold medals are trickling in after a double victory for team Nigeria through the wrestlers at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Odunayo Adekuoroye beat India’s Pooja Dhanda in Wrestling women’s 57kg 7-5 by points to claim Team Nigeria’s first Wrestling Gold and Blessing Oborodudu fought her way back from 3-0 points deficit to beat Canada’s Danielle Lappage 4-3 by points in the women’s Freestyle 68kg category to claim Nigeria’s 6th gold medals.

Team Nigeria now sits on 10th position with 6 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze for a total of 15 medals.

1. Silver in Men’s Table Team

2. Silver in men’s shot put won by Chukwuebuka ENEKWECHI

3. Gold in Men’s Para-lifting Heavyweight won by Abdulazeez IBRAHIM

4. Gold in Men’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Roland EZURUIKE

5. Gold in Women’s Para-lifting Heavyweight won by Ndidi NWOSU

6. Gold in Women’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Esther Oyema

7. Silver in Men’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Paul KEHINDE

8. Silver Women’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Lucy Ejike

9. Silver in Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 76 kg by Blessing ONYEBUCHI

10. Bronze in Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 57 kg by Ebikewenimo WELSON

11. Bronze in Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53 kg by Bose Samuel

12. Bronze in Boxing Women’s 60kg by Yetunde Odunuga

13. Bronze in Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 65kg by Amas Daniel

14. Gold in Wrestling women’s 57kg by Odunayo Adekuoroye.

15. Gold in Wrestling women’s Freestyle 68kg by Blessing Oborodudu

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