Nigeria's women are 4x200m World Champions

4x200m World CHAMPIONS & Other Team Nigeria Post-Race Interviews @ World Relays 2015

Making of Champions caught up with all five of Team Nigeria’s Relay Teams immediately after their races at the just concluded 2015 World Relay Championships in the Bahamas. Here are those interviews – enjoy them!

Women’s 4x200m – GOLD Medallists

Nigeria’s 4x200m GOLD Medallists at the Bahamas 2015 World Relays immediately after they became World CHAMPIONS. The quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Regina George, Dominique Duncan and Christy Udoh set a New National Record of 1:30.52s to become Nigeria’s new Golden Girls.

Women’s 4x100m – 7th Place

Nigeria’s 4x100m women after the finals of their race at the Bahamas 2015 World Relays. The quartet of Gloria Asumnu, Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan and Peace Uko finished 7th in a Season’s Best 42.99s, thereby qualifying Nigeria directly for the Rio 2016 Olympics in their event, by virtue of being among the Top 8 teams.

Women’s 4x400m – 4th Place in Semi-Final

Nigeria’s 4x400m women at the Bahamas 2015 World Relays were a much changed quartet from the Bronze medal winning team the previous year – Rita Ossai, Patience Okon George, Ibukun Mayungbe and Ngozi Onwumere – finished 4th in Heat 1 in a time of 3:32.16, and later did not return the next day to compete in the B Final due to injury to one of them. This post-race interview features Mayungbe and Onwumere only.

Men’s 4x400m – 7th Place in Semi-Final

Nigeria’s 4x400m men at the Bahamas 2015 World Relays, comprising Orukpe Erayokan, Robert Simmons, Chris Morton and Miles Ukoama finished 7th in Heat 2 in 3:06.92s at the events. This is the post-race interview with Simmons and Erayokan, who had plenty to say about the lack of support for Athletes in Nigeria!

Men’s 4x200m – Disqualified in Semi-Finals (after finishing 4th)

Nigeria’s 4x200m men after the finals of their race at the Bahamas 2015 World Relays. The quartet of Divine Oduduru, Nicolas Imhoaperamhe, Orukpe Erayokan and Robert Simmons ran what would have been an National Record (NR) of 1:22.46s but were disqualified for an infraction after initially placing 4th in their heat!

Bambo Akani

Bambo Akani is the Founder and CEO of Making of Champions (MoC). He is an avid sports writer and photo-blogger, and has quickly become an internationally recognized Athletics Expert. He appeared in a new weekly Athletics segment on the Sports Tonight Show on Channels TV during the 2014 Athletics season and has also appeared on Jamaican Television and Radio to discuss the MoC "The History" Film that he Produced and Directed, and to review and analyse key events in world athletics.

Bambo holds an MEng and BA in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University in the UK and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management in the US.

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