Sunday, May 16, 2021

Ondo state wrestling champion, Adekuoroye clinches gold at NSF in Benin city



Ondo state’s wrestling champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye has clinched gold in the female 57 kilogramme category while Isaac John bagged silver in the male category at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo state.

Also, Ondo state’s table tennis male team is through to the final.

The team comprising Taiwo Mati, Yemi Fagbamila and Joshua Oladiran beat Lagos State for a final showdown with Rivers State.

Comfort Ajayi has also joined James Kemi and Roseline Chukwu in the final of the heavyweight class in boxing.

Meanwhile, Ondo State Women won the bronze medal in gymnastics.

In track and field, Joy Usembor clinched the bronze medal in the 400m women final.

In the same vein, Ondo State’s deaf table tennis player, Deji Olowoniyi as well as the para table male team have won bronze medals at the festival.