Blessing Okagbare Wins Gold In 100M At Ongoing Commonwealth Games (PHOTOS)

Blessing Okagbare Wins Gold In 100M At Ongoing Commonwealth Games (PHOTOS)

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All smiles: Okagbare celebrates her victory with a Nigeria flag inside Hampden Park [Photo Credit: PA]
All smiles: Okagbare celebrates her victory with a Nigeria flag inside Hampden Park [Photo Credit: PA]
25-year old Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare has claimed gold in the 100metres event of the on going Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Okagbare, who spotted a freshly dyed golden hair proved that her hair-do was done in anticipation of the actual gold medal she was to claim.

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After finishing last in the 2012 London Olympics, she won the race in dominant fashion, setting a new games record of 10.85 seconds.

Okagbare who will also contest the 200m and long jump, stayed relaxed to power past experienced Jamaicans Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart, who finished second and third in 11.03secs and 11.07secs, in the last 50m.



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