African Championships: Nigeria Claim Three Medals On Final Day

Team Nigeria rounded up an impressive outing at the 2022 African Wrestling Championships in El Jadida, Morocco, winning a silver and two bronze medals in the Freestyle (FS) events on the final day of the tournament.

This feat means, all 11 wrestlers who represented the country at the Championships each won a medal.

In the 57kg FS, Commonwealth silver-medallist Ebikewenimo Welson won silver, while African champions Ogbonna John (74kg) and Ekerekeme Agiomor (86kg) both settled for bronze medals.

Nigeria’s performance at the 2022 African Championships: Women Wrestling

Mercy Adekuoroye (53kg) – GoldJumoke Adekoye (55kg) – GoldOdunayo Adekuoroye (59kg) – GoldBlessing Oborududu (68kg) – GoldPatience Opuene (62kg) – SilverHannah Reuben (76kg) – SilverSunmisola Balogun (65kg) – BronzeEbi Biogos (72kg) – Bronze

Freestyle

Ebikwenimo Welson (57kg) – SilverOgbonna John (74kg) – BronzeEke

rekeme Agiomor (86kg) – bronze

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