Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare breaks 22 year-old African record
Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare has set another record by breaking a 22-year old African record.
Running in the 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, Okagbare ran an impressive 22.04 seconds.
Her time beat the previous African record of 22.07 seconds set by Mary Onyali in 1996 – 22 years ago!
Okagbare also beat her previous personal record of 22.23 seconds she set in the 2014 Eugene Diamond League.
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