Nigerian female athlete Blessing Okagbare has again proved herself to the world by becoming the second fastest woman on the planet.
According to reports, Blessing Okagbare earned herself the feat after finishing 10.62 at the national Olympics in Lagos.
Fans in Lagos were stunned on Thursday, June 17, by Blessing Okagbare as the 32-year-old is now on the verge of equalling Mary Onyali’s record in track and field.
Interestingly, Blessing Okagbare also broke her own personal record as the fastest Nigerian and African woman ever which remains a glorious record.
In the video spotted online, Blessing Okagbare was spotted in joyous momentum after finishing the race with Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare at the event.
Commenting on the record, Blessing Okagbare reiterated that she was always prepared and ready to make Nigerians proud as attention will now turn to the coming Olympics.
In her words:”Since the start of this season, I see myself as very ready.I feel healthy stronger and like the real Blessing Okagbare again.
“I am really happy that this time came today; it will boost my confidence, my faith and trust in God.I just hope this same thing happens at the Olympics.
“I have been working on everyting and I hope it counts at the big stage, that’s the Olympics. I was very disappointed at my last meet when I ran 11.2, I was like this is not me,” she added.