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IAAF Championships: Okagbare Qualifies For long Jump Final

Blessing Okagbare (File photo) Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare has qualified for the final of the long jump event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Okagbare leaped 6.51 metres today to place second in her group behind Britain’s Lorraine Ugen who posted 6.63 metres. However, Commonwealth Champion Ese Brume failed …

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Okagbare seeks another slice of history in London

Reigning Commonwealth queen of the track Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be hoping for another slice of history when the 16th edition of the IAAF flagship event, the world championships get underway at the Olympic stadium in London this evening. Blessing Okagbare  Okagbare, silver (long) and bronze (200m) bronze medal winner at …

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