Team Nigeria Tokyo medallists Oborodudu and Brume gets cash reward
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Team Nigeria Tokyo medallists Oborodudu and Brume gets cash reward

Team Nigeria medallists at the ongoing Olympics Game in Tokyo, Japan have received cash boost after their successful campaigns.

Ese Brume opened the medal gate for team Nigeria with her Bronze medal in Long Jump and Blessing Oborududu added the haul with a silver in Weightlifting.

The duo were today rewarded in Tokyo for their exploits during a brief ceremony by the Nigerian delegation led by the sports minister Mr. Sunday Dare.

Blessing Oborududu was reportedly handed $10,000 cash while Ese Brume was given $7,500 for placing third.

According to report from Tokyo, any Nigerian athlete who wins a GOLD medal in their event, will receive a cash prize of $15,000. While a Silver medal gets 10,000 and Bronze $7,500.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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