By G9ija

Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu has won Gold in the final of the Women’s Freestyle 68 kg wrestling event in the ongoing XXII Commonwealth Games holding in Birmingham.

The Bayelsa-born athlete in assured fashion defeated Canada’s Linda Morais by points (5-1) to clinch Gold.

She is the Defending Champion in this event

Oborududu, one of the two Captains of Team Nigeria in this tournament is the first Nigerian wrestler to win a medal (Silver) at the Olympics, doing so at Tokyo2020.