Okagbare claims sprint double

OkagbareNigerian sensation, Blessing Okagbare, completed a sprint double at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland with victory in the 200 metres women final on Thursday.

The 25-year-old who won gold in the women’s 100 metres with a new Game record of 10.85 seconds on Monday won the 200 metres gold in 22.25 seconds.

She won ahead of English duo Jodie Williams and Bianca Williams. The two English sprinters ran personal best times, as did their compatriot Anyika Onuora, who took fourth.