Friday, 19 August 2016
#Rio2016: Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare qualifies for 4 x 100m relay final
The Nigerian quartet who finished in 42.55 seconds came second in heat two behind Germany who clocked 42.18seconds. Nigerians will hope the team can do well on the finals slated for 2.15am Saturdayin Nigeria to win the country's first medal at the sporting event.
In the other heat, Veronica Campbell-Brown and former 100m champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce led Jamaica to the final in 41.93secs.
New sprint queen, Elaine Thompson did not take part in the heat but is expected to lead the Jamaican push for the 4x100m gold in the final race