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Zang-Milama dethrones Okagbare as African queen, Kenyans dominant - African Championships Day 2

Ruddy Zang-Milama edges past Blessing Okagbare in Benin/Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Gabon's petite sprinter Ruddy Zang-Milama defied all odds to beat the defending champion Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria to the Gold medal on day two of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto-Novo, Benin with Kenyans dominating the long distance races and smashing the Championship records.

CAA African Athletics Championships, Benin 2012 - Athletes to Watch

Nigerian Sprinters - Okagbare, Asunmu and Ozor

Some of the African champions and star athletes to watch out for as the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

Nigeria select 44 for 2012 Africa Senior Championships in Benin

Blessing Okagbare in Calabar 2012/ Photo: Segun Ogunfeyintimi

Nigeria selectors chose a team of 44 athletes to represent the West African nation at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships scheduled to begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

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