Blessing Okagbare, Ogunlewe top 35-member Nigeria list for Rio Olympics (Full List)

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    Blessing Okagbare and Seye Ogunlewe top the list of 35 athletes selected by the Athletic Federation of Nigeria to represent the country at next month’s Olympics in Rio. Brazil.

    Blessing Okagbare, reigning common wealth double champion and former African 100m record holder will compete in the 100m, 200m and long jump events according to a statement released by Olukayode Thomas, AFN head of Media and Communication. See the full list of athletes selected by the AFN after the cut…
    Men
    Seye Ogunlewe (100m)
    Egwero Ogho-Oghene 100m)
    Monzavous Edward (100)
    Odele Oghenetega (200m)
    Oduduru Divine (200m)
    Orukpe Eraiyokan (400m)
    Anthon Hicks (110m Hurdles)
    Ukaoma Miles (400m Hurdles)
    Oke Tosin (Triple Jump)
    Olamigoke Olumide
    Mozia Stephen (Shot Put)

    Women
    Blessing Okagbare
    Madu Jennifer
    Gloria Asumnu
    Uko Peace
    Osazuwa Agnes
    Sanni Zainab
    Francis Cecilia
    Khadijat Suleman
    Ekpone Olivia.
    George Patience Okon
    Bamgbose Margaret
    Omotoso Omolara Grace
    George Regina
    Ajayi Yinka
    Ossai Rita Vivian
    Mayungbe Blessing
    Sogbesan Ekundayo.
    Oluwatobiloba Amusan (100m Huddles)
    Amaka Ogoegbunam (400m Hurdles)
    Doreen Amata (High Jump)
    Brume Ese (Long Jump)
    Okoro Chinwe (Discus)
    Nwanneka Okwelogu (Shot Put)
    Uhunoma Osazuwa (Heptathlon)

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    Source:: Linda Ikeji Blog