Okagbare fails to deliver medal in 100metres, Fraser-Pryce wins gold

Okagbare fails to deliver medal in 100metres, Fraser-Pryce wins gold

Monday, August 24, 2015 2:55 pm


 Blessing Okagbare

Blessing Okagbare

Nigeria’s star athlete, Blessing Okagbare failed to win a medal in the final of the 100 metres race in Beijing China today.

Blessing, though posted fourth fastest time in the heat,  came last in the pack of eight athletes, that was led by Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, with a time of 10.76.

Dutch runner and European champion,  Daffne Schippers came second in a time of 10.81 seconds, with America’s Toni Bowie snatching the bronze ahead of Jamaica’s  Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Okagbare’s time of 11.02 seconds was just not good this evening in Beijing.

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  • […] Nigerian sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare has gotten through to the 100m final at 2015 IAAF World Championship in Beijing, China. The semi-final heat was held today, and she finished in fourth fastest time at 11.02 seconds, The News reports. […]

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