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Nigerian wrestler qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Adekuoroye

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Nigeria’s wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Adekuoroye defeated Sun Jong of North Korea 12-2 via technical superiority in the 57kg category to reach the semi-finals of the 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

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The 25-year-old was, however, displaced by Japan’s Rusako Kawai, 6-1 in the women’s 57kg semi-finals later in the day and will now battle for the bronze medal on Thursday.

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