Sapele - Seye Ogunlewe is Nigeria’s fastest man again after
winning the 100m Men’s title at the All-Nigeria Championships which ended on a
high note on Friday.
Ogunlewe, who won his first national title in Warri in 2015,
beat his rivals as he ran a new Personal Best time of 10.12secs to retain his
crown and also book a slot to the Rio Olympics having surpassed the set
Divine Oduduru with a time of 10.25secs and Egwero
Ogho-Oghene with a time of 10.36secs finished in second and third place
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Speaking after his victory, Ogunlewe said he worked very
hard to defend the title and would even work harder to make some impact in his
debut appearance at the Olympics.
“I give thanks to God for making this possible, winning the
100m event again and qualifying for the Olympics is a dream come true,” the
UK-based athlete stated.
Ogunlewe with a time of 21.28secs also won one of the finals
of the men’s 200m event.
News24 report that Emmanuel Gyang of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Friday won the 10km men’s race at the Nigeria Olympics Trials which took place in Sapele.For
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