Nigeria’s star athlete, Blessing Okagbare failed to win a medal in the final of the 100 metres race in Beijing China today.Blessing, though posted fourth fastest time in the heat, came last in the pack of eight athletes, that was led by Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, with a time of 10.76.
Dutch runner and European champion, Daffne Schippers came second in a time of 10.81 seconds, with America’s Toni Bowie snatching the bronze ahead of Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown.
Okagbare’s time of 11.02 seconds was just not good this evening in Beijing.


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