GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 31: Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria celebrates winning gold in the Women's 200m Final at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Blessing Okagbare advances to semi-final of women 100m

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By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare has qualified for the semi-finals of the women 100m sprint at the on-going Olympics in Rio, Brazil.

Racing in heat 3, she came second behind United State of America’s Tori Bowie by breasting the tape at 11.16seconds.

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