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Nigeria names 19 for IAAF World Champs – Moscow 2013

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released a provisional list of 19 athletes to represent Nigeria at the 2013 IAAF World Athletics championship in Moscow, Russia from August 10-18.

As expected, Blessing Okagbare, who won three gold medals at the recently held All -Nigeria Championships and selection trials in Calabar lead the team, with many athletes yet to achieve the IAAF standards on probation.

However, all the athletes on probation have been given a three-week grace period to achieve the qualifying mark for Moscow.

Team Nigeria 2013

Women

  • Blessing Okagbare (A standard in 100m, 200, Long Jump) (4x100m relay)
  • Ajoke Odunmosu (A standard in 400mH)
  • Regina George (A standard in 400) (4x400m relay)
  • Gloria Asunmu (A standard in 100m) (4x100m relay)
  • Oluwakemi Adekoya (A standard in 400mH)
  • Omolara Omotosho (B standard in 400m-probation) (4x400m relay)
  • Stephanie Kalu (4x100m relay)
  • Peace Ukoh (4x100m relay)
  • Patience Okon (4x400m relay)
  • Bukola Abogunloko (4x400m relay)
  • Josephine Ehigie (4x400m relay)

Men

  • Ogho-Oghene Egwero (B standard in 100m- probation)
  • Noah Akwu (B standard in 400m & 4x400m – probation)
  • Leoman Momoh (B standard in 800m-probation)
  • Abiola Onakoya (4x400m relay)
  • Isah Salihu ((4x400m relay)
  • Tobi Ogunmola (4x400m relay)
  • Gerald Odeka (4x400m relay)

Under consideration (yet to meet the qualifying standards)

  • Selim Nurudeen (110mH)
  • Abiola Onakoya (400m)
  • The men’s 4x100m quartet
  • Doreen Amata (high jump) 
  • Ugonna Ndu (100mH) 
  • Tosin Oke (triple jump)

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