Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye has lost her 57kg weight category fight in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Adekuoroye lost to Anastasia Nichita of the Republic of Moldova on account of a fall. Adekuoroye was leading 8-2 on the scorecard before Nichita achieved the win via VFA (Victory by fall).
While she lost out in the quarter-final, the Nigerian wrestler will hope that Nichita makes it to the final for her to compete for a bronze medal.
The only male wrestler in Team Nigeria, Ekereke Agiomor, lost 12-1 to Indian Deepak Punia in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg category.