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IAAF Jamaica Invite: Nigerian Okagbare wins women's 100m

Published:Saturday | May 3, 2014 | 8:59 PM

Melton Williams, Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Nigerian Blessing Okagbare won the womens' 100 metre-dash at the 2014 Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meet inside the National Stadium, a short while ago.

The African 100-metre record holder powered home in 11.19 seconds to win ahead of Jamaican pair of Olympian Kerron Stewart, who clocked 11.32 seconds and Carrie Russell, 11.46 seconds.

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