Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Okagbare qualifies for 100m semi-finals (Video)

Nigeria’s sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare has qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m event at the Tokyo Olympics.

Okagbare finished first in her preliminary race with 11.04 timing as she booked her place in the semifinals.

The 32-year-old sprinter started slowly before breezing past her opponents towards the end of the race.

In a piece of related news, Grace Neokocha also qualified for the semi-finals with a personal best timing of 11.00sec behind two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica.

The duo will compete in the semi-finals on Saturday

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