Wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye marries a month after winning Commonwealth Games gold


Freestyle wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye got married a month after winning a gold medal in the women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK.

Sports journalist and administrator, Godwin Enakhena revealed it on Saturday via Twitter while congratulating the wrestler.

“Happy married life to Odunayo Adekuoroye. May the mighty hands and presence of God be in this union in the name of Jesus,” he tweeted.

Mr. Enakhena was among those who accompanied Adekuoroye seeing Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu last month after the Games. Nigerian women’s wrestling head coach Purity Akuh has also joined them.

Lagos State Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat was also on hand to receive them.

Adekuoroye beat Indian opponent Anshu Malik 7-3 (VPO1) to secure Nigeria’s first wrestling gold medal at the 2022 Games.

Ondo Indigene, 28, competed in the women’s 53kg freestyle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal and at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships where she won a gold medal. bronze medal. She won the silver medal at the 2017 World Women’s Freestyle Championships 55 kilograms.

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