Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare failed to qualify for the 100m women’s finals, but will be going on to the 200m semi-finals this evening in the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics.

Ms. Okagbare finished third in the semi-finals of the 100m race with a time of 11.09s, dashing her hopes of advancing to the finals.

She secured a spot in the 200m semis through automatic qualification as she finished first, clocking 22.71s ahead of Great Britain’s Asher-Smith who finished in the second position with 22.77s.

Blessing Okagbare

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