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Blessing Okagbare Breaks 22 Year Old Track Record

Blessing Okagbare, over the weekend at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track & Field Meet at Abilene Christian University broke a 22-year-old 200m African record which was previously held by her compatriot, Mary Onyali.

26 year-old Okagbare broke the African Record of 22.07secs in the women 200m when she ran a new Personal Best and also a new African record of 22.04secs (+0.5) at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track & Field Meet at Abilene Christian University.

Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbare breaks 22-year-old African record lailasnews

Apart from becoming the new African record, Okagbare’s winning time also becomes the new national record in the women’s 200m. She now holds the Nigerian records in the women’s 100m (10.79secs) and 200m.

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