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Okagbare Sizzles In Shanghai Diamond League

Posted: May 17, 2015 at 6:48 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Africa’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria put on a scintillating performance on Sunday, when won the 100 metres race at the Shanghai Diamond League.

Okagbare won the race in 10.98 seconds, setting a new personal season’s best, and beating favourites Veronica Campbell-Brown and Shelly Fraser-Pryce.

With the win Okagbare went four points up on the Diamond League table.

American Tori Bowie came second in 11.07, while Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago was third in 11.13.

Campbell-Brown and Fraser-Pryce finished fourth and fifth respectively in 11.22 and 11.25 seconds.