Tokyo 2020: Nwokocha Through To 200m Semis

Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou (R) wins the women's 200m heat ahead of Nigeria's Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2, 2021. Giuseppe CACACE / AFP
Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou (R) wins the ladies’s 200m warmth forward of Nigeria’s Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha in the course of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2, 2021. Giuseppe CACACE / AFP

 

Team Nigeria’s Grace Nwokocha on Monday in Tokyo superior to the semi-finals within the girls’s 200 metres occasion.

Nwokocha ran a private finest of twenty-two.47 seconds to complete third in warmth 1 of the occasion to realize one of many computerized tickets to the semi-finals.

Cote d’Ivoire’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou gained the warmth with 22.30, whereas the Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller-Uibo was second with 22.40.

Nwokocha may have been joined by compatriot Blessing Okagbare however the latter was disqualified from the competitors after failing a drug check.

She is one in every of Nigeria’s remaining hopes for a medal on the video games.

Earlier on Monday, Team Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan had positioned fourth within the girls’s 100m hurdles last.

 

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Tokyo 2020: Nwokocha Through To 200m Semis

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