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Odunayo Adekuoroye Wins Nigeria’s Sixth Gold At 2022 Commonwealth Games » Daily scoop

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The women’s 57kg Freestyle wrestling event at the current Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, was won by Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye.

The 28-year-old successfully defended her four-year-old title by outdueling her Indian opponent, Anshu Malik, 6-4 (VPO1) to win Nigeria’s first wrestling gold medal.

Before reaching the final, the reigning African champion defeated Canada’s Hannah Taylor in the semis in a swashbuckling 10-0 victory.

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Nigeria has so far won six gold medals including two silver and five bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

 

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