[BREAKING] Olympics: Nigeria's last hope in women's 100m Nwokocha crashes out - Punch Newspapers
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31 July 2021Team Nigeria’s Grace Nwokocha has crashed out of women’s 100m at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.She crashed out after finishing fifth in heat 3 of women’s 100m semis with a time of 11.07 seconds.Earlier, Blessing Okagbare and Grace Nwokocha on Friday qualified for the semifinals, giving Nigeria hope of winning a medal.
Grace Nwokochahad finished third with a personal best of 11.00 seconds, becoming the fifth-fastest Nigerian woman in history.Nwokocha was pitched against the legendary Jamaican and current world fastest female sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica in heat 5.
World champion Fraser-Pryce, chasing a third gold medal in the event, surged into the final at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium with a time of 10.73sec, the fastest time of the semi-finals.Okagbare who is the reigning Nigerian record holder in both the 100m and 200m finished first in her heat in 11.05 seconds to advance to the semi-final before she was barred from the Olympics after failing a drug test, the first doping case of the Tokyo games track and field competition, officials said Saturday. headtopics.com
The Athletics Integrity Unit said in a statement that Okagbare, who won her opening heat of the women’s 100m on Friday, had tested positive for human growth hormone.The out-of-competition test was conducted on July 19, the AIU said. Okagbare was notified of the test results early Saturday.
Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Okagbare, 32, won her heat in 11.05sec on Friday.Okagbare’s suspension is the latest twist in a troubled track and field campaign at the Olympics for Nigeria. Read more: The Punch Newspapers »
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I hate myself for reading that name as Nkwuocha They should all be repatriated and extradited back to naija. Boohari is nothing but pure badluck. B4 nko? A reflection of many failures ravaging Nigeria. Ever wonder why US and other top countries in the Olympics are making waves? I really sympathizes the talented Nigerians for all the failures, disappointments & disgrace they had along the corridors of 2021 Olympics. “ it’s not your failures, it’s Nigeria’s failures” . For Nig. itself is a badluck & failure. And whoever that represents her, fails.
MizCazorla1 Everything is Nigeria is rigged The worst outing since the history of Nigeria. It's obvious that the medals table at Olympic games is a clear indication of how countries in the world are faring developmentally. Nigeria as a country is going through a really tough, rough and bad time. They made a mistake by taking Nigeria to the Olympics.
Olympic Mental health problem ni ! Nigeria has demoralized all these guys, totally. Nothing left to fight for! Nothing is working in Nigeria because Buhari is the President. The worst ever!
[BREAKING] Olympics: Blessing Okagbare, Nwokocha qualify for women's 100m semi-final - Punch Newspapers[BREAKING] Olympics: Blessing Okagbare, Nwokocha reach women's 100m semi-final - Punch Newspapers Good News at least Wait oooo Hausa/Fulani don’t have a female that can represent them All their Female child have start collect dick at young age and call it marriage. That is why these people have highest poverty and illiterate along with terrorist, bandits and kidnapper The appointed time of your glory has begins manifestation no matter what u will be the best among equal.
How is she a medal Nigeria medal hopeful in 100m? Except you don't follow athletics. Nothing is working for Nigeria again, the gods are angry. The land has received a lot of innocent blood. These are torments Lolz.. no model for Nigeria... Every reasonable person knows that this Evil Contraption nigeria has expired. Read the hand writing on the wall, nigeria expired since 2014 so this Tokyo2020 is the last nigeria will participate in as a country. ArrestAbbaKyariNow FreeNnamdiKanuNow FreeSundayIgbohoNow
Hahahahaaaa no medal yet for the Zoo Hahahahaaaa Sunday Dare!!!🙌 Wait for Paralympics From the day those innocents people were slaughtered at Lekki tollgate, nothing that has Nigeria name will ever succeed. They will be disgraced wherever the name is represented. The blood of all the innocent killed will not let anything attached to Nigeria produce goodness..
When it's 2months to Olympics that's when they begin to provide facilities for training..useless country EndNigeriaNowToSaveLives
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While they represent a terrorist government in the Olympics, their village is going. Dem don try. Nigeria name of a country, Animal, Place or Thing? 🗼 Just as I said earlier. This might be Nigeria worst Olympic outing with zero presence on the medals table. Oh well.. You can pass the IELTS exam in flying colours and get a permanent residency to Canada. DM for details on the high score formula for passing the IELTS exam
So sad. This Tokyo 2020 Olympics is an embarrassment for Nigerians No disrespect to the athletes, they did their BEST, but Nigeria has been EXTREMELY POOR at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Team Nigeria’s officials has been disgraceful, fighting over Samsung phones given to athletes😡😒😏 Leadership is a BIG PROBLEM in this Nigeria 🙅🏾♂️❌😡
Yeah ? The Olympic has now become an owambe for Nigeria. The bad luck in the country is real.
2020 Tokyo: Okagbare, Nwokocha Break 9-year Jinx, Qualify For 100m SemifinalTeam Nigeria's sprinters Blessing Okagbare and Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha broke a 9-year jinx as they qualified for the women's 100m semifinals from their
☹️ Our land is plagued
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BREAKING: Nigeria's Oduduru disqualified, Itsekiri advances in men's 100m - Punch NewspapersThe most widely read newspaper in Nigeria Who drug all this guys sef? Ehhh Good things can never come out from president Muhammad buhari's government. He's bad luck, because he's last regime as worse as this. Free this Innocent Men. FreeSundayIgbohoNow FreeMaziNnamdiKanuNow E don be. I never expererrit🚶🏽♂️🚶🏽♂️🚶🏽♂️
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