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BREAKING: Commonwealth Games: Blessing Okagbare wins gold in women’s 100m

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Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare shocked Veronica Campbell-Brown, to win gold in the final of the women’s 100m this evening.

The sprinter finished the race at a time of 10.85 seconds, setting a new Commonwealth Games record in Glasgow, breaking Debbie Ferguson’s 12-year record of 10.91 seconds. [eap_ad_1] “I am so excited right now! A new season’s best and win,” she told BBC.

“I’m happy I was able to put on a show. I executed it and stayed patient like my coach said I should and after 70 metres it just felt easy! I still have the 200m and the long jump and I’m looking forward to both of those events now.”

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