Blessing Okagbare

Dibaba demolish Kenyan rivals, Okagbare soars to new heights - London 2012 Day 1

Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia) celebrates after winning the 10,000m women Gold at the London 2012 Olympics / Photo Credit: LOCOG

Tirunesh Dibaba won the much anticipated women's 10,000m and Ethiopia's first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics Games last night in a stunning fashion whilst Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare stormed to a new PB in the women's 100m round 1.

Okagbare upsets stellar field, Kiplagat, Cheruiyot win at Crystal Palace - London Samsung DL

Okagbare wins in London/Photo Copyrights: Samsung Diamond League/Mark Shearman

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare destroyed a stellar 100m field, sets a new personal best; Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot takes a routine women's 5000m win and Silas Kiplagat takes the Emsley Carr Mile in 3:52.44 in weekend's Aviva London Grand Prix - Samsung Diamond League meet at Crystal Palace.

Okagbare edges past Asumnu to 4th consecutive All-Nigerian title in Calabar- Nigeria Champs Day 1

Blessing Okagbare, Gloria Asumnu & Lawretta Ozoh on the podium/ Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Defending champion, Blessing Okagbare, wins her fourth successive Nigerian women's 100m title ahead of Delta State's compatriot Gloria Asunmu at the 66th All Nigeria (Olympic Trials)/Cross-Rivers State Athletics Championships in Calabar on Tuesday.

London 2012: Seven Nigerian athletes hit qualification benchmark

Nigerian Athletes at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games

Seven Nigerian athletes reached the Olympic qualifying standards set by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF), in 2011 to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics.

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