Saturday, July 14, 2012

Blessing Okagbare wins 100m race in London Diamond League athletics

Nigerian-born Blessing Okagbare on Saturday won the 100 metres race in the London Diamond League athletics meet in a time of 11.01s.
BBC Sport reports that Okagbare was delighted with her victory in the 100m.
She said, “I have been waiting so long to break 11 seconds. I did not expect that time today and it gives me great confidence going into London 2012. I am happy to be in the mix.”
She defeated the reigning world and Olympic champions Carmelita Jeter (11.03s) and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (11.13s).