Who is Ebikewenimo Welson?
Ebikewenimo Welson is a freestyle wrestler and member of the Nigerian national wrestling team. He has been victorious at the Commonwealth Games on four separate occasions and the African Games on three separate occasions.
Ebikewenimo was born on November 22nd, 1992 in Ikibiri, which is located in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa State in Nigeria.
At the 2022 Commonwealth Games, that was held in Birmingham, London, Nigerian wrestler Ebikewenimo Welson won the silver medal in the final of the men’s freestyle 57kg competition.
At the Commonwealth Games in 2014, he came away with the silver medal, and four years later, on the Gold Coast, he won the bronze.
Quick Facts About Ebikewenimo Welson
- Full Name: Ebikewenimo Welson
- Date of Birth: November 22, 1992
- Place of Birth: Ikibiri, Yenegoa, Bayelsa State
- State of Origin: Bayelsa State, Nigeria
- Sport: Wrestling
- Honours: 3 x Commonwealth Games Silver Medals (New Delhi 2010; Glasgow 2014; Birmingham 2022); 1 x Commonwealth Games Bronze Medal (Gold Coast 2018); 1 x African Games Silver Medal (Rabat 2019); 1 x African Games Bronze Medal (Brazzaville 2015); 1 x African Championships Gold Medal (Tunis 2014); 3 x African Championships Silver Medals (Alexandria 2016; Port Harcourt 2018; El Jadida 2022)
What You Need To Know About Ebikewenimo Welson’s Career
In the men’s 55 kilogram competition in 2010, Ebikewenimo won the silver medal. This feat was repeated in 2014, when he won the silver medal in the men’s 57 kilogram competition.
In 2018, Ebikewenimo was awarded one of the bronze medals for winning the men’s 57 kilogram competition. Then, during the competition for the men’s 57 kilogram weight class at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, he won a silver medal, bringing his total number of awards at the Commonwealth Games to a total of four.
He competed on behalf of Nigeria at the 2019 African Games, which were held in Rabat, Morocco. In the competition for men weighing 57 kilograms, he won a silver medal.
Ebikwewnimo Welson’s performances in the men’s 57 kilogram weight class at the 2014 Wrestling Championships and the 2016 African Wrestling Champions earned him a gold medal and a silver medal, respectively.
Welson won the silver medal in the men’s 57 kilogram competition at the 2018 African Wrestling Championships, which were held in Port Harcourt, which is located in Rivers state, Nigeria. Because of the injury he had sustained earlier in 2019, he was unable to compete in the African Championships that were held in the beginning of the year.
In 2021, he made his return, this time armed to the teeth. The proof was in the form of the gold medal he took home from the Baraza Champion of Champions Wrestling tournament, which took place in Yenagoa, which is located in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. However, a few months later, he competed in the 2021 African and Oceania Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament in the hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. However, he was defeated by his Indian competitor in the finals of the tournament.
Welson, despite all of this, was able to win a silver medal in his event at the 2022 African Wrestling Championships, which were held in El Jadida, Morocco, and he also won another silver medal in the Men’s 57kg event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which were held in Birmingham, England. Both of these competitions took place in the year 2022.
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