Team Nigeria’s quest to register its name in the medals table at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championship in Doha suffered another setback yesterday, as the duo of Patience Okon Geroge and Favour Ofili ended their 400m campaigns in the semifinals.
After the duo of Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru lost out in the 200m events on Monday, Nigerians shifted attention to the women’s 400m yesterday with the hope that either George or Ofili would be able to rescue the situation.
But all aspirations went up in flame as the duo finished sixth in their separate semifinals. While George ran 51.89seconds to place sixth in the first semifinal, Ofili could only struggle to the finish line in the second semifinal, posting a disappointing 52.58seconds to also finish sixth. Read more