Weekend Wrap: Ekevwo, Amusan clock scorching PBs

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Raymond Ekevwo continued his blazing start to the season as he clocked a scorching Personal Best of 6.53s to win the men’s 60m at the Razorback Invitational.

His time currently leads the NCAA list, ranks no. 2 in the World and third on Florida Gators’ all-time list.

Tobi Amusan shaved three hundredth of a second off her 60mH Personal Best to win the women’s event with a time of 7.84s at the World Atheltics Indoor Tour in Karlsruhe, Germany – the time was just 0.02s shy of the African record set by Glory Alozie.

Tobi Amusan

Chidi Okezie delivered a remarkable performance at the Penn State National winning the men’s 200m and 400m event, clocking 21.05s and 46.63s respectively.

Mercy Ntia-Obong carried on her impressive season start at the Wichita State College Invite where she clocked 7.51s to win the 60m dash.

At the Texas Tech Invitational, FSU’s Fabian Edoki finished 2nd in the Long Jump event where he matched his season’s best of 7.82m twice.

Another second place finish was from Shot Putter, Isaac Odugbesan at the Indiana University Relays in Bloomington where he pulled off a 19.26m heave to finish 2nd.

UTSA’s Bashiru Abdullahi broke his school 60mH record clocking 7.80s in the qualifications at the Houston Invitational. He raced 7.81s in the final to finish first among collegians and second overall. 

Bashiru Abdullahi

Mercy Abire came 2nd in the women’s Long Jump having leapt 6.31m at the Razorback Invitational.

Mercy Abire

Ruth Usoro was three centimeters away from equalling her Triple Jump Personal Best she set weeks ago, as she jumped to 13.46m for a 4th place finish at the Texas Tech Invitational.

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