Favour Ofili breaks Okagbare's 200 metres record

A new star in the sprints has emerged after 19-years-old Favour Ofili shattered Blessing Okagbare's record in the 200 metres.

Favour Ofili breaks Okagbare's 200 metres record
By David Meshioye
The new kid on the block, Favour Ofili has set a new record in the 200 metres after she returned with a time of 21.96 seconds to finally break Blessing Okagbare National record of 22.04 seconds.
The 19-year-old sprinter ran the race of her life on Friday at the Tom Jones Memoria ahead of Kamaya Debose-Epps who ran 22.81secs and Jonah Ross in 22.91secs. Her blistering 21.96 makes her the first student's athlete to go sub 22 seconds.
 
Ofili ran a blistering 21.96 secs to also become to become the first collegian athlete to ever go sub 22 secs nay the first Nigerian female to break 22secs in the women’s 200m.
 
She has set a new National Record, NCAA Record. Her time is also the fastest in the world this year, the fastest ever in the NCAA and a new School Record.
 
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She is a Nigerian track and field athlete specialising in the 200 metres and 400 metres sprints.
 
 
She is the 2019 African Games silver medalist in the 400 metres. She is also the 2019 African Youth Champion in the 200 and 400 metres.