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Blessing-Okagbare-Getty-e1400507224934 Nigerian Sprinter and long jump star, Blessing Okagbare emerged at the top in both the long jump and 200m events at the Shanghai Diamond League meet, breaking two records at the championship. The Nigerian set a new meeting record in the long jump taking the first position with a 6.86 metres leap. Okagbare equally followed it up with another meeting record of 22.36secs in the women’s 200m event, beating Anthonique Strachan from the Bahamas. Only last week,Okagbare came in at second position in the 100m event at the Diamond League in Doha,finishing only behind Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce.

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This article was first published on 19th May 2014

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