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Adeniyi wins gold, Bibo claims silver in #GC2018Wrestling to increase tally to 23

Adeniyi wins gold, Bibo claims silver in  #GC2018Wrestling to increase tally to 23

Nigeria’s Wrestling team won Gold and Silver in different categories to increase Team Nigeria’s tally to 23 as at the time of this report.

Aminat Adeniyi defeated Canada’s Michelle Fazzari in the 62kg of Women’s Wrestling after the latter retired from the bout through an injury.

Her gold medal is the only one won so far by team Nigeria on day 10, it is third by the Wrestling team and Nigeria’s 9th at the event.

In Men’s Freestyle 86kg, Melvin Bibo could only settle for the silver medal after losing by 3-0 Classification points to Pakistan’s Muhammad Inam.

The medal hauls so far

Nigeria remains in the 8th position with 9 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals making a total of 23.

1. Silver in Men’s Table Tennis Team

2. Silver in men’s shot put won by Chukwuebuka ENEKWECHI

3. Gold in Men’s Para-lifting Heavyweight won by Abdulazeez IBRAHIM

4. Gold in Men’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Roland EZURUIKE

5. Gold in Women’s Para-lifting Heavyweight won by Ndidi NWOSU

6. Gold in Women’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Esther Oyema

7. Silver in Men’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Paul KEHINDE

8. Silver Women’s Para-lifting Lightweight won by Lucy Ejike

9. Silver in Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 76 kg by Blessing ONYEBUCHI

10. Bronze in Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 57 kg by Ebikewenimo WELSON

11. Bronze in Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53 kg by Bose Samuel

12. Bronze in Boxing Women’s 60kg by Yetunde Odunuga

13. Bronze in Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 65kg by Amas Daniel

14. Gold in Wrestling women’s 57kg by Odunayo Adekuoroye.

15. Gold in Wrestling women’s Freestyle 68kg by Blessing Oborodudu

16. Gold medal in Men’s T47 Para-Athletics 100m by Suwaibidu Galadima

17. Gold in Women’s 100m Hurdles by Oluwatobiloba Amusan

18. Bronze in Boxing Women’s 75 kg by Millicent AGBOEGBULEM

19. Silver in Table Tennis Women’s TT6-10 by Faith Obazuaye

20. Silver in Women’s 4 x 400m relay

21. Bronze in Women’s 4 x 100m relay

22. Gold in Wrestling 62kg of Women’s by Aminat Adeniyi

23. Silver in Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 86kg by Melvin Bibo

By: Tope Adefala

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