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Friday, 14 July 2017

NEWS : IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare Hits Form Again, Finishes 3rd With 17th Sub-11 Seconds In 100m Final


Reigning Nigeria sprint queen Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor Sunday at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London ran 10.99 seconds,her first sub-11 seconds performance of the season to place third behind Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson (10.94) and Dutch girl, Dafne Schpippers (10.97)
Okagbare has thus raced back to reckoning ahead of next month’s 16th IAAF World Championships also in London.
It was the Nigerian’s first sub-11 seconds performance in the 100m in over 21 months and 17th of a very storied career since she raced into the limelight in Abuja on July 25 when she won her first national title in the blue ribband event.

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