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Odunayo Adekuoroye

15 Oct 2019
Commonwealth champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has moved one step up in the latest rankings, and is now the second-best wrestler in the world in her weight class...
20 Sep 2019
A day after sealing her place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Commonwealth champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye won a bronze medal at the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. It is her third medal in the history of the competition.
19 Sep 2019
Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, who is rated as the world third best wrestler in the women 57kg category, yesterday picked a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ticket through her berth in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
4 Jun 2019
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Olympians, Blessing Oborududu and Aminat Adeniyi are among top elite wrestlers, who have registered for the third edition of the Dickson National Wrestling Classics, holding at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Samson Siasia Stadium from June 15th to 30th. A total of 600 wrestlers from 20 states of the…
1 Apr 2019
Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye was on Sunday crowned the best female wrestler at the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia.
31 Mar 2019
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Blessing Oborududu, Mercy Genesis, Sunmisola Balogun and Blessing Onyebuchi...
6 Mar 2019
Team Nigeria may miss the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships slated for Hammamet, Tunisia from March 26 to 31 due to lack of funds.   According to the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), athletes registration closed yesterday even when the federation had not purchased the licences of her wrestlers and secured accommodation fees ahead of the…
26 Feb 2019
As part of preparations by the Nigeria Wrestling Federation toward hoisting the country’s flag at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, medal hopeful, Odunayo Adekuoroye...
20 Feb 2019
Team Nigeria’s wrestling squad is set6 for a road show, which will see them participate in a grand prix event in Dormagen, Germany and the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov ranking series tournament in Bulgaria.
11 Dec 2018
Following the recent not-too-impressive feat of the country’s team at the World Wrestling Championship in Budapest, Hungary, the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) president, Daniel Igali, has attributed the dismal outing to paucity of funds, which never allowed the athletes to have enough competitions to be able to compete well at major championships. In this session…
25 Oct 2018
Team Nigeria’s hope of a laurel at the on-going World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary suffered another setback yesterday...
22 Oct 2018
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Commonwealth medallists, Blessing Oborududu, Aminat Adeniyi and Blessing Onyebuchi will begin their quest for medals at this year’s World Wrestling Championships holding in Budapest, Hungary. The competition, which started on Saturday, will end on October 28. According to the Nigeria Wrestling Federation’s (NWF) Media Officer, Emeka Dennar, both Oborududu and…


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