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Published On: Fri, Jul 31st, 2015

Okagbare ‘Dodge’ All Nigeria Championships in Warri

Okagbare

Okagbare


LAGOS JULY 31ST ( URHOBOTODAY)-African and Commonwealth Games champion, Blessing Okagbare was not in action at the 2015 All Nigeria Athletics Championships which began at the Warri City Stadium yesterday as excused herself from the championships.
She wrote to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria claiming that she is nursing an injury, which has ruled her out of all competition. However, she said her conditions will improve before the world championships and the All African Games.
‘The board of the AFN met , discussed her case and granted her an exemption,’ said Olukayode Thomas AFN spokesman.
He added that Chinwe Okoro has also been exempted because she is sitting for an exam.
The women 100m was decided yesterday. Gloria Asumnu clinched the race with 11:42, Stephanie Kalu was second with 11:47 and Deborah Adeyemi placed third with 11.66 seconds. The men final comes up today.

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