By Anye Nde Nsoh
Sports Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics games, Cameroonian Wrestler Joseph Essombe Tiako has been designated Cameroon’s flag bearer
The 33-year-old Joseph Essombe, will let the entire team of Athletes expected to participate in the global event.
For the first time since the beginning of this year, the National Youth and Sports committee under the patronage of its President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, held their first executive gathering in the Federation’s headquarters in Yaounde.
During the session, preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games as well as the 2025 Islamic Solidarity games were reviewed.
Joseph Essombe Tiako who will lead the delegation competed in the women’s freestyle 53kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which she was eliminated in the round of 16 by Betzabeth Argüello.
Joseph Essombe qualified at the 2021 African and Oceania Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament to represent Cameroon at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
She won the silver medal in the women’s freestyle 57kg event at the 2019 African Wrestling Championships. Same year, she represented Cameroon at the 2019 African Games and she won the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 53 kg event.
In 2020, she won the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 53 kg event at the 2020 African Wrestling Championships.
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