Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu on Tuesday won a silver medal in the women’s freestyle 68kg wrestling category at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games.

She had guaranteed Nigeria a medal on Monday after beating Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold to reach the final.

Oborududu lost 4-1 to her opponent, USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final.

She is the first Nigerian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the Games.