Nigeria’s Blessing Oborodudu has booked her place in the final of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan.
Oborududu defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest on Monday.
She will now face Americans Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final.
Mensah-Stock had defeated Ukraine’s Alla Cherkasova in the other semi-final.
Oborodudu had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals.
The 32-year-old’s qualification guarantees Team Nigeria a silver or gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.