Nigeria’s Adekuoroye emerges Pro Wrestling League Champion

Pro Wrestling League Champion

2014 Commonwealth gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye  has emerged champion at the maiden edition of the Pro Wrestling League.

She defeated Ukraine’s Tatyana Kit  in the final yesterday in New Delhi India.

Adekuoroye who was the only African in Team Mumbai Garuda defeated Tatyana Kit of Team Haryana Hammers by 9 points to 0 in the 53kg weight category.

The two-time African champion had earlier defeated Ukraine’s Liliya Horishna, Babita Kumari and Lalita Sehrawat of India and  Priyanka Phogat on her way to the final.

Adekuoroye  is the only Nigerian wrestler to secure a slot for the 2016 Rio Olympics after winning bronze at the 2015 World Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas, USA. She also won bronze at the World Grand Prix held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

 

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