The Nigerian Sprint champion has been slowly building up towards the Rio Olympic Games where she will be amongst the major contenders for medals in the women’s 100 and 200 meters races and her race on Tuesday evening proved that she is well on her way to being that force that she has been working towards in Rio.
She tops Muriel Ahoure of the Ivory Coasts’ 22.72 seconds she ran in Shanghai on May 14th 2016 to move atop the African women’s 2016 200 meters rankings.
After the race she expressed that she was pleased with her time and where she is currently in her preparation for Rio. She expressed that if she had been pushed she would have run a faster time.
The second place finisher in Mariely Sanchez of the Dominican Republic ran the race in 23.52 seconds.