Nigeria rakes more medals in men’s freestyle wrestling

GodGift Ifunanya
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Though not as dominant as their women’s counterparts that made a clean sweep  of the six available gold medal  in wrestling on Sunday,  Team Nigeria’s  men wrestlers  yesterday secured six more medals  including three silvers and  one bronze.

Ashton Mutuwa lost 12-0 superiority to Youssif  Hemida of Egypt in the 125kg final to settle for silver medal  while Simeon Enozumini  also clinched silver medal after suffering defeat in the final to Egyptian Gamal Mohammed in the 57kg.Ditto for  Izolo Stephen in the 65kg  who got silver following 10-0 superiority loss to Mourad O. of Egypt.

In the 86kg Harrison Onovwiomogbohwo settled for bronze after a walkover against Egypt Ahmed Khaled while Braveman Oyeinkeperemo lost his 74kg bronze match to Mukendi A. of Congo.

It would be recalled   that Team  Nigeria’s  women wrestlers produced incredible display  by winning  the available  six gold  in as many as  events at the African Games.

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Yesterday’s result means  that  Team Nigeria  won  six gold medal,  three silver and  two  bronze in total through wrestling

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