Queen of the Tracks: Favour Ofili is Showing Her Potentials

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Favour Ofili has shown why she is Nigeria’s next queen of the tracks after clocking 11.11s to go joint 10th in the Nigerian women’s 100m all-time list.

Favour transited from indoor to outdoor for Louisiana state university, clocking a Lifetime Best of 11.11s at the Battle on the Bayou.

Queen of the track: Favour Ofili

The time qualifies her for the World Championships over 100m, although she specializes in the 200m and 400m.

Also, this is the second-fastest time in the US collegiate athletics, NCAA for 2022.

The time of 11.11s (0.7) reduces her PB of 12.77s, which is from 2017.

Favour Ofili

Furthermore, It also makes her the fastest Nigerian woman in the world this season.

Favour is now the joint National and Area U20 Record holder in her first outdoor race in 2022.

Favour-Ofili-close up

She is the 2019 African Games silver medalist in the 400 metres. She is also the 2019 African Youth Champion in the 200 and 400 metres.

The 18-year-old holds the 200 meters African record after clocking a time of 22.75s at the Southeastern Conference indoor championships in 2021.

 

The time beat the African Record hitherto held by Ivorian athlete, Murielle Ahouré at 22.80s.

 

Blessing Okagbare holds the Nigerian record of 10:79s in women’s 100m and she is the former queen of the tracks.

She hit the mark at the London Anniversary Games in 2013.

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