Cover photo: Blessing being hailed.
Blessing Oborududu has entered the record books as the first Nigerian to win a wrestling medal at the Olympics, after claiming silver in the 68kg class following a 4-1 defeat to American Tamyra Mensah Stock.
Oborodudu has now become the second Nigerian to win medal at the Games, the first being
Brume in action.
Ese Brume who earlier on Tuesday won bronze in the long jump event .
Long jump athlete Ese Brume on Tuesday morning won the very first medal for Team Nigeria in the long jump event in the Olympic Games.
Brume was placed third after she surrendered silver on count back to Britney Reese of the USA as both leaped to 6.97m while Malaika Mihambo of Germany got gold with her last jump with a leap of 7.00m.