Blessing Oborududu cannot wait to be at Tokyo Olympics

Blessing Oborududu cannot wait to be at Tokyo Olympics

World Wrestling Number two, Blessing Oborududu says she cannot wait to be at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games. Oborududu stated this after winning gold medal in the 68kg women’s wrestling event at the 2021 Baraza Champion of Champions Wrestling tournament in Yenegoa, Bayelsa state.

The 10 times African Champion said her opponents at the tournament confessed she was very hard on the wrestling mat.

He said, “I want to really appreciate God for giving me the strength to wrestle today,” an excited Oborududu said after her impressive win.

“I feel so great, I cannot wait to go to the Olympics.”

“And for the fact that we have not been active for almost a year, you know, there is that joy and anxiety in you that makes you want to wrestle.

“My opponents said I was taking it too hard on them. That is how I feel I just want to wrestle all out.

Oborududu showed why she is ranked No. 2 in the world in the 68kg class with a ruthless 11-0 technical superiority win against 2-time African champion Hannah Reuben in her first bout, before similarly overpowering Biogos Ebi 10-0.

She needed just two minutes to subdue Rachel Eke of Ondo State 12-0 via superiority to land gold medal and afterwards, could not hide her excitement following her return to competition for the first time in almost a year.


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