Okagbare Wins Gold At Diamond League, Pockets $10, 000
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Rave of the moment Nigeria’s track queen Blessing Okagbare maintained her good form in the Diamond League Meet on Sunday as she recorded another win, Bestchoicesports.com.ng understands
Okagbare who finished first in Rabat last week beat the favourite’s duo of Elaine Thompson and Dina Asher Smith in the keenly contested 200 meters.
Okagbare ran a 22.05 personal best to emerge top in her 10th attempt in the Meet. For her effort, Okagbare picked a cheque for $10,000 and eight maximum points which has hauled her from eighth in the Diamond League standings to joint third with Thompson on 14 points behind Asher-Smith on 22 points and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands who has 17 points albeit she finished sixth in the race.
Next on the agenda for Okagbare is Diamond League meeting this Friday in Lausanne, Switzerland.