Nigeria’s 200m champion, Divine Oduduru, finished 2nd behind Usain Bolt in the Men’s 200m Heat race at the Olympics today August 16th. Odurudu finished in a record time of 20.34 while Usain Bolt finished at 20.28. Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin, Yohan Blake and Divine have advanced to the 200m semi-finals.
The race, in the ninth heat, is the fastest time for a Nigerian athlete in history. The semi-finals take place at 02:00 BST on Thursday.