Blessing Okagbare Storms to Victory In Hungry

In the Hungarian city of Szekesfeherkar at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial meet, the world record holder Kendra Harrison waste no time right from the block to smatched the meet record to world leading time of 12.28s making it the third time she will break 12.30s barrier in her life in the 100m hurdles. In the men, the Jamaican record holder and world leader Omar Mcleord made no mistake to win in 12.96s. In the 400m female, the Olympics champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahamas dispatched all to stretch home in 49.86s.

Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor continued her sizzling form by winning the 100m in a time of 11.11s and went ahead to almost upset the reigning long jump olympics champion Tianna Bartoletta. Okagbare jumped to 6.77m { her best for two years} to place second to Bertoletta 6.79m. Another Nigeria born but running for Bahrain Kemi Adekoya was second in the 400m hurdles ; she came second in a time of 54.57s behind an America Kori Carter 54.22s.

David Rudisha of Kenya was hot to win the 800m in a time of 1.44.90s. A South African Ruswashl Samaa won the long jump men by shoared to 8.34m. Justin Gatlin produced his second sub-ten for the year by beating Akani of South Africa in a time of 9.98s to Akani 9.99s.

By discernsportblog

Former sprinter, Taewondo and Badminton Player. Sport Physiotherapist

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