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Nigeria out of the Tokyo Olympics, Got just two medals

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The Nigerian team is out of the Tokyo Olympics and can only boast of two medals following its participation. The medals, silver and bronze were gotten by Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume respectively.

Nigeria ends Tokyo Olympics with only two medals

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


Oborodudu, 32, won Nigeria’s 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.

Nigeria ends Tokyo Olympics with only two medals


On Tuesday, the  Federal Government of Nigeria rewarded Oborududu and Brume with the sum of $10,000 and $7500 respectively for their outstanding performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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