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…And She Slays Again! Blessing Okagbare WINS Gold in Women’s 200m Final



20th Commonwealth Games - Day 8: Athletics
Go Blessing, Go Blessing, GO!

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare who won gold in the women’s 100m race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, has made Nigeria proud again.

The 25-year-old won gold a few minutes ago in the women’s 200m final race in 22.25 seconds.

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  1. Changing Faces

    July 31, 2014 at 9:12 pm

    This girl is on fire! Soo proud of the female athletes, all doing Naija proud!

  2. Changing Faces

    July 31, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    BN, I think you should also report all the athletes that have won medals. Ese Brume also won gold this evening

  3. Busarni

    July 31, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    Yes ooo, congrats girl. Ese brume also won gold in the long jump event. Gbo Gbo bigsss gurlzzz. Cool $14k for blesso. These girls just relieved the stress of gidi traffic.

  4. Jd

    July 31, 2014 at 9:24 pm


  5. Stephanie-Feld

    July 31, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Blessing: You have made so much improvement in your (100m, 200m) personal best time between 2012 – 2014. If you keep up with this improvement you will be breaking Florence Griffith joyner’s record in no time. Keep staying on the slaying lane!

  6. Ada

    July 31, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    Ese Brume nko

  7. jinkelele

    July 31, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    Seems girls are on a roll at the Commonwealth Games

  8. Anon

    July 31, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    Flying! Uduaghan is there to support her or rather them (Brume included.) Deltans.

  9. Khaleesi

    August 1, 2014 at 12:42 am


  10. Leah

    August 1, 2014 at 1:11 am

    Something positive to report on Nigeria for a change. Well Done Lady!

  11. icon

    August 1, 2014 at 2:30 am

    Baby, I love you! You Go Girl!! Rock on dear!!!

  12. Dereek

    August 1, 2014 at 8:13 am

    Babe, you blaze! Keep shaking the world. Too much ya!


    August 1, 2014 at 8:24 am

    Yay! Thanks for making us proud. Congrats dear

  14. Aderonke says #Bring BackOurGirls#

    August 1, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Well done Blessing, Ese and other great athletes that are presently making us proud and putting Nigeria on the medal table. May the Lord continually bless u guys more and more! Proudly Naija!!!!

  15. blossom

    August 1, 2014 at 9:13 am

    slay girl!!!!!!!!!!!!! so proud of you!!…. keep going!!! congrats!! Godbless

  16. Loulou

    August 1, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Really proud of you girl, well done!!!!!!!!

  17. @edDREAMZ

    August 1, 2014 at 9:59 am

    My wife is just breaking records…..

  18. Chichi

    August 1, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Congrats Blessing but you are 25???????

  19. sum1special

    August 1, 2014 at 10:03 am

    and she keeps doing us proud.

  20. Noms

    August 1, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Confirmed Delta pickins – Blessing Okagbare, Ese Brume ,Efetobore Apochi. Wa dooooo. Oghene phiyo ko wannnnnn.
    Onome, says so.

  21. erolimes

    August 1, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Who run d world??? #GIRLS# u babes r proving dat …..gr8 job frm u blessing.. U r 2daful… Ese.. U r 1daful..

  22. imabibo mina

    August 1, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    that girl is a blessing really to nigerians

  23. abisola

    August 10, 2016 at 8:22 am

    I luv blessing ikagbare as am athletic because me 2 I want 2 become an athletic

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