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#Rio2016: Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare Crashes Out



Blessing Okagbare has lost her opportunity to clinch a gold medal at the ongoing Rio Olympic Games with her loss at the women’s 100m semifinal.

Okagbare, who made the Semifinal after a brilliant run on Saturday, August 13, 2016 has lost her bid to make it to the finals.

She came 3rd in her semi-final heat with a time of 11.09seconds.

The women’s final race was won by Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson, 24. Others who competed in the final included Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Tori Bowie, Ta Lou, Dafne Schippers, Michelle-Lee Ahye and English Gardner,

Blessing Okagbare won in 2008 Beijing Olympics at the age of 16 and won again in London 2012.