Unknown to millions who watched Blessing Oborududu wrestle her way to win Silver in the 68kg freestyle women wrestling event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, she actually defied a nagging knee injury to become the first Nigerian to win medal in Wrestling.
According to the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation Dr. Daniel Igali “She Did her best.
“We have been treating that tender knee all through the tournament. Surprised she was able to take a full double attack’.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare has assured that the knee will be fixed in any country of her choice when she gets back to Nigeria and settles down”. (Vanguardngr)