Okagbare, Anigbata set new PBs, Amusan shines in Metz

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Blessing Okagbare, this weekend, extended her tremendous form as she ran a new Personal Best (PB) of 7.10s to win the women’s 60m race at the American Track League 3 meet in Fayetteville.

Her time currently places joint 2nd alongside USA’s Javianne Oliver on the season’s top lists.

Shortly afterwards, Okagbare went ahead to clock yet another lifetime best of 23.01s to conveniently win the women’s 200m event – the time was just a hundredth of a second shy of the Nigerian indoor record set by Regina George in 2013.

In the men’s 60m event at the meet, the duo of Divine Oduduru (6.70s) and Charles Okezie (6.83s) settled for 5th and 7th place finishes in their respective heats.

At the World Athletics Indoor Tour – Meeting Metz Moselle Athlelor, Tobi Amusan delivered a remarkable run in the women’s 60mH, stopping the clock in 8.00s to comfortably win the event.

Competing in her first Triple Jump event this year, Grace Anigbata leaped to a new indoor Personal Best (PB) and Meet Record (MR) of 13.61m to win the women’s Triple Jump at the Arkansas Qualifier on Friday.

Thr KSU junior athlete’s mark is placed 5th on the NCAA toplist for the season.

In the NCAA second division, Carson-Newman’s Joseph Edafiadhe powered to a lifetime best of 7.84m in the men’s Long Jump at the 2021 Buccaneer T&F Invitational.

His mark, which smashed a 44-year-old School Record of 7.60m, sits top on NCAA DII toplist.

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