By Olalekan Okusan
Grace Nwokocha has certified for the ladies’s 100m match for Tokyo Olympic Video games after beating the 11.15secs qualifying time location by the World Athletics on the third Making of Champion (MOC) Great Prix held on the Yaba School of Technology (YABATECH) in Lagos
The 20-year-outmoded Nwokocha stormed to a World Lead (WL), MR and PB of 11.09s, in a slouch that saw her assembly the qualification time for the Olympics.
She is the third Nigerian girl after Ruth Usoro and Favour Ofili picked their tickets this year within the US.
In the meantime, Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala location a brand novel Kenyan national fable to comprehend his ticket to Tokyo within the boys’s 100m on the third Making of Champion (MOC) Great Prix held on the Yaba School of Technology (YABATECH) in Lagos.
Also within the high-tail, MoC’s Pleasure Udo-Gabriel location a brand novel Interior most Ideal (PB) 10.34s, whereas Reward Idamadudu obtained in on the PB voice to place third with 11.46.
Kenyan Omanyala, an undergraduate on the College of Nairobi, came to Nigeria with two motives: to spoil the Kenyan Nationwide Epic (NR) and qualify for the Olympics, and with his first high-tail on the red tartan note of the stadium, he blitzed to a brand novel NR and Meet Epic (MR) of 10.01s to preserve his heat.
Making of Champions (MoC) athlete Favour Ashe who had certified for the World Juniors, build up a ultimate exhibiting within the heats, clocking a brand novel Interior most Ideal (PB) of 10.17s earlier than following it up with a 10.07s slouch within the ultimate to place third. His semi-final slouch sees him switch to World No. 2 on the World U20 Junior list.