Odunayo Adekuoroye Weds One Month After Winning Gold At Commonwealth Games


By Sportgister Ng

Freestyle wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye tied the nuptial with her new husband a month after she won gold for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games.

Adekuoroye won a gold medal in women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, the gold was the sixth for West African country at the Games.

Sports journalist and administrator, Godwin Enakhena, revealed this on Saturday via Twitter as he congratulated the wrestler.“Happy married life to Odunayo Adekuoroye.

May God’s mighty Hands and presence be in this union in Jesus name,” he tweetedAdekuoroye defeated her Indian opponent Anshu Malik 7-3 (VPO1) to secure Nigeria’s first gold medal in wrestling at the 2022 Games.

The 28-year-old Ondo indigene competed in the women’s freestyle 53 kg event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal. At the 2015 World Wrestling Championships she won a bronze medal.

She won the silver medal at the women’s freestyle 55 kilograms 2017 World Wrestling Championships.


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