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World Military Wrestling: Nigerian female soldier wins gold medal
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Sat, 2 Dec 2023   ||   Nigeria,
 

Corporal Reuben Hannah, a Nigeria Army personnel, who was representing the Armed Forces of Nigeria, has won a Gold Medal in the women’s 76kg event at the ongoing 36th World Military Wrestling Championship in Azerbaijan.

The Army Headquarters made this known in a post on its official X handle on Saturday.

The post quoted Corporal Hannah to have said, “I want to thank the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, and other service chiefs for ensuring wrestlers in the Nigerian Military attended the 36th World Military Wrestling Championship.

“The preparations for the tournament were top-notch because we were provided with all the necessary logistics to excel.”

She won the silver medal in the women’s 76kg event at the 2022 and 2023 African Wrestling Championships.

 

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