Nigeria ends Olympics with only two medals.

After 10 contestants got disqualified, team Nigeria can only boast of only two medals following its participation in Tokyo Olympics.

Nigeria’s only medals were from Blessing oborududu and Ese Brume.

Okorodudu, 32, won Nigerias second medal after finishing second in the 68kg women’s freestyle wrestling to claim the silver medal. She made history by becoming the first Nigerian wrestler to win an Olympic medal.

Ese Brume, 25, won Nigeria’s first medal in the tournament after finishing third in the women’s ling jump event to claim the bronze medal for Team Nigeria.

The federal Government of Nigeria, on Tuesday awarded both of them with the sum of $10,000 and $7500 respectively for their outstanding performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button