Nigeria’s wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Adekuoroye defeated Sun Jong of North Korea 12-2 via technical superiority in the 57kg category to reach the semi-finals of the 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, NAN reported.
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The 25-year-old was, however, displaced by Japan’s Rusako Kawai, 6-1 in the women’s 57kg semi finals later in the day and will now battle for the bronze medal on Thursday.