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Blessing Okagbare fails to qualify for 100m final in Rio 2016

Top Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare has crashed out of Rio 2016 Olympics 100m finals. She came 3rd in her semi-final heat with a time of 11.09seconds and as a result couldn't make it to the finals as only athletes that ran under 11seconds made it to the final.

The women's final race was won by Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson, 24. Others who competed in the final included Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Tori Bowie, Ta Lou, Dafne Schippers, Michelle-Lee Ahye and English Gardner,

Blessing Okagbare won Bronze in the Long Jump at the 2008 Beijing Olympics at the age of 16.

Blessing is still in the Rio Olympics though and should be in the 200m and the 4x100 relays.

She hasn't won any individual sprint medals at the Olympics but we're rooting for her!