The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games – blessing Oboroududu and Aminat Adeniyi and youngster Adijat Idris showed their talent to the Africa / Oceania Olympic Qualifiers at Hammamet, Tunisia, as Nigerian Wrestlers in Commonwealth wrestling champions. Oborududu, ten-times African champion, defeated Enas Ahmed of Egypt and Anta Sambou of Senegal and took 13-0 and 10-0 through technical superiority.
Adeniyi, a four times African champion, recorded the 7-0 convert Amel Hammiche from Algeria, and then subdued 10-0 Zineb Hassoune from Morocco through technical superiority before overcoming Berthe Ngolle from Cameroon 3-0.
Meanwhile, teenage sensation Idris shone sort of a million stars on her debut on the large stage with many eye-catching displays to book an area at the Olympics at the first time of asking.
Oborududu, Adeniyi and Idris will thus join former World No.1 Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) to compete at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games, which can run from July 23 to August 8 this year.
Data source: Making of Champs