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Osayomi jets in today for Calabar Athletics Championships

Reigning All Africa Games fastest woman,Oludamola Osayomi will jet in today from her base in theUnited States of America for next week’s 66thCrossRiver state/AllNigeria Open Athletics Championships at the U.J Esuene stadium in Calabar.

Osayomi who will be flaunting her credential as the only Nigerian female sprinter to have legally ducked under 11 seconds since Mary Onyali ran 1099 seconds in La Chaux-de-Fonds,Francein 2000 will be hoping to reclaim the national 100m crown she first lost to Okagbare in 2009.

The Ilesa-born sprinter holds a personal season’s best time of 11.31 seconds against the 11.01 her main rival for the title,Blessing Okagbare has done so far this season but if recent history is anything to go by,she may spring a surprise and emerge champions in Calabar come next week.

 


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