Esther Omolayo Kolawole is a wrestler from Nigeria who competes in the freestyle 62 kg division and represents her country abroad. She earned bronze in the women’s 62 kg division in August 2022 in Birmingham, England, during the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Esther Kolawole Biography
Esther Omolayo Kolawole
4 January 2002
Lagos State, Nigeria
Lagos State, Nigeria
Early Life and Education
Eather Kolawole was born on January 4, 2002, in Lagos State, Nigeria. She also had her primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, but the names of the schools are not known to the public.
Kolawale’s career started when she won a gold medal at the 2018 African Youth Games. As a result of her victory in the 55 kg freestyle gold medal match at the Nigerian National Sports Festival in December 2018, she was crowned the country’s wrestling champion. She also earned the gold medal in the 61 kg cadet division at the 2018 African Wrestling Championships in February 2018.
At the 2020 African Wrestling Championships held in Algiers, Algeria, she took home the gold medal in her division. She was unsuccessful in achieving the Olympic qualification for the 2020 Summer Games in Sofia, Bulgaria, in May 2021. She competed in the women’s 55 kg division in October 2021 at the World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway, where she lost her second bout.
She finished third and took home a bronze medal in the women’s 57 kg freestyle event at the 2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, in November 2021. She lost her bronze medal match in the women’s 57 kg competition in the Istanbul, Turkey-based Yasar Dogu Tournament in 2022. She also won a bronze medal in the women’s freestyle in the 62kg category at the Commonwealth Games.
- Bronze medal – third place, 2022 Birmingham, 62 kg
- Gold medal – first place, 2020 Algiers, 55 kg
World U23 Championships
- Bronze medal – third place, 2021 Belgrade, 57 kg
|2020||African Wrestling Championships||Algiers, Algeria||1st||Freestyle 55 kg.|
|2021||World U23 Championships||Belgrade, Serbia||3rd||Freestyle 57 kg|
|2022||Commonwealth Games||Birmingham, England||3rd||Freestyle 57 kg|
Her net worth is currently unavailable.
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