Commonwealth Games: Adekuoroye Wins Wrestling Gold

Wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye has added to Nigeria’s Gold medal haul at the ongoing Commonwealth Games defeating her Indian opponent Anshu Malik 6-4 in the 57kg Freestyle category.


Adekuoroye, two-time reigning Commonwealth Games champion was better than Malik who had won her earlier two rounds within a minute.

En route to the final, the reigning African champion beat Canada’s Hannah Taylor in the semis in a swashbuckling 10-0 victory.

The win further increases Nigeria’s gold medals so far to six, with more medals still in the offing for the nation.

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