Aminat Adeniyi (born 21 April 1993) is a Nigerian freestyle wrestler. She competed in the women's freestyle 58 kg event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal. She has been the National Champion in Wrestling in Nigeria since 2009 till date, a feat has never been achieved by anyone in Nigeria. In 2010, she competed in Junior African Championship in Egypt where she won a gold medal. She further continued her quest for glory when she competed in Senior African Wrestling Championship in Morocco, in 2012 where she was a silver medalist. Education

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  • Aminat Adeniyi (born 21 April 1993) is a Nigerian freestyle wrestler. She competed in the women's freestyle 58 kg event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal. She has been the National Champion in Wrestling in Nigeria since 2009 till date, a feat has never been achieved by anyone in Nigeria. In 2010, she competed in Junior African Championship in Egypt where she won a gold medal. She further continued her quest for glory when she competed in Senior African Wrestling Championship in Morocco, in 2012 where she was a silver medalist. In 2013, Aminat Adeniyi was also a Nigerian sportswoman representative to the Commonwealth Championship in South Africa, where she won a silver medal. She equally participated in Senior African Wrestling Championship in Tunisia, 2014, where she was crowned African champion of her category. Her international achievement outside the shore of Africa was in Commonwealth Championship in the same 2014 Glasgow, Scotland, where she won gold. She was also as an athlete participated in the Senior African Wrestling Championship in Egypt, 2015, where she completed the tournament as a silver medalist. In 2015, the eleventh All African African Games in Congo Brazzaville, she was a Nigerian representative in her category as a wrestler and she won gold. A year later, 2016, she competed in the Senior African Wrestling Championship held in Egypt where she won a gold medal. During the same year 2016, she won silver medal in an Olympics qualification in Algeria which qualified her as an athlete in Rio 2016 Olympics events. She participated in Grandprix of Spain in 2016, where she won bronze medal. In 2017, she was an African champion in senior category of wrestling championship held in Morocco. In the same 2017, she wrestled at the Wrestling World Championship in France where she became Number eight(8) in the world. Also in 2018, she participated in Senior African Wrestling Championship held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and won gold medal. She was bestowed with national honour, Member of Order of Niger, MON by the former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2014 in recognition of her grand achievements in sports. She was part of Nigerian contingents, as a freestyle wrestler, to the 2019 African Games held in Rabat, Morocco where she defeated Etane Ngollo B. from Cameron on a winning streak, without conceding a point during the final encounter, to emerge gold medalist of 62kg category which has made her to be back-to-back champion. Education She attended Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria where bagged first degree in Political Science, 2012. While she was in university, she was the sporting director of the department of political science between 2010- 2011. She was also voted unopposed as the sporting director of the faculty of the social and management sciences of Adekunle Ajasin University between 2011-2012, the post she held till she finished her first degree in 2012. (en)
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  • Aminat Adeniyi (born 21 April 1993) is a Nigerian freestyle wrestler. She competed in the women's freestyle 58 kg event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal. She has been the National Champion in Wrestling in Nigeria since 2009 till date, a feat has never been achieved by anyone in Nigeria. In 2010, she competed in Junior African Championship in Egypt where she won a gold medal. She further continued her quest for glory when she competed in Senior African Wrestling Championship in Morocco, in 2012 where she was a silver medalist. Education (en)
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