Adekuoroye Claims Nigeria’s First-Ever Silver At World Wrestling Championships

first_imgCommonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye has lost the final of 55kg freestyle event at the World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France.The Ondo-born wrestling sensation lost to Japan’s Haruna OKUNO 5-4 in a keenly contested bout to settle for the silver medal.55kg Gold: Haruna OKUNO (JPN) vs. Odunayo ADEKUOROYE (NGR) https://t.co/OYl8RjtsrF #Lutte2017 pic.twitter.com/o5H9MXp9R1— World Wrestling (@wrestling) August 23, 2017Adekuoroye, who became the first Nigerian to reach the World Wrestling Championships final, won bronze in the competition two years ago in Las Vegas.RelatedBREAKING: Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Reaches World Wrestling Championships FinalAugust 23, 2017In “Nigeria”AUDIO: Team Nigeria’s Performance At World ChampionShips Excites IgaliAugust 25, 2017In “Nigeria”WRESTLING: NWF Plans Improved Preparation For Upcoming Championships – Igali (AUDIO)August 28, 2018In “Africa”last_img

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