Top Nigerian athletes including Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusa, Ese Brume, Ogho-Oghene Egwero and others are ready to grace the 2017 Warri Relays and CAA Grand Prix billed for July 18 in Ozoro, Delta State.

Blessing Okagbare

The event will afford Nigerian athletes who are yet to make the IAAF World Championships standard the opportunity to rake up qualifying performances. Also Okagbare will be looking to continue her come back to form after she clocked her season’s best 10.99 seconds last week at the Diamond League meet in London.

Amusa with her 12.57 second  personal best will run in front of the home crowd for the first time since acquiring her world class status.

The Delta State Government, as well as Solid Works, will be sponsoring the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix which over the years has attracted top athletes from across the world to the oil-rich and sports loving State.

Chief Solomon Ogba, CEO, Solid Works, revealed that outside of the elite cast of athletes, the High School and Inter-Collegiate Category is also gathering much momentum as students in and around Delta State are looking forward to the July 18th Meet with keen interest.

Ogba highlighted the need to continually provide platforms for youngsters to exhibit their skills and get discovered.


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