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.