Nwanneka Okwelogu (C), Chinwe Okoro (L) and Chioma Onyekwere (R) made it a 1-2-3 for Nigeria in the women's Discus.

Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing on DAY FIVE (June 26th) at the 2016 African Senior Athletics Championships, Durban South Africa. You can follow Making of Champions on any of our social media platforms for LIVE TWEETS on Twitter and POSTS on Facebook throughout the day.

Women’s 400m Hurdles Final

2:20pm – Tameka Jameson vs. South Africa’s Theron Wenda Nel.

Women’s High Jump Final

2:25pm – National Record Holder, Doreen Amata and New African Heptathlon Champion, Uhunoma Osazuwa vs. Seychelles Lissa Labiche.

Men’s Javelin Throw Final

2:35pm – National Champion, Samuel Adams Kure vs. Ghana’s John Ampomah.

Women’s Shot Put Final

3:00pm – African Discus Champion, Nwanneka Okwelogu and African Discus Bronze Medallist, Chioma Onyekwere will go against each other once again.

Men’s 200m Final

3:20m – Divine Oduduru vs. World 400m Champion, Wayde Van Niekerk.

Women’s 4x400m Relay Final

5:55pm – Team Nigeria vs. Team South Africa.

Picks of the Day

Men’s 200m Final and Women’s 4x400m Final.

Funmi Fameso is a Junior Sports Writer at Making of Champions. She is a 2012 Graduate of Lagos State University, where she obtained a BSc in Microbiology. She worked as a Health Centre Laboratory Assistant during her NYSC year and since then she has worked as a Junior Sports Writer for her church’s youth magazine, Kingsword Youth Club Magazine. It was watching the Sydney 2000 Olympics that ignited her passion of sports, most especially Athletics. Sports means three things to her: Passion, Hard Work and Dedication!


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