Nigeria's relay quartet to participate in 4x400m in Olympics

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Team Nigeria’s women 4x400m relay team will be among the 16 nations that will participate at the Olympics after the team finished in good time at the Lagos Open Athletics Championship in Lagos.

The quartet of World, Imaobong Nse Uko,Favour Ofili, Knowledge Omovohand Okon-George is now ranked 13th in the ranking for the best 16 nations that will be in Tokyo ahead of Belarus, Australia, and Switzerland who have all provisionally qualified.          

The 4x400m team has now  become the second Nigerian relay team to qualify after the women’s 4x100m team led by BLESSING OKAGBARE sealed their passage to the games with a 42.97 seconds run at the National Championship last Thursday

The men’s 4x100 metre and 4x400 metre team will have their final chance to book their flights to Tokyo at the MOC Relays on Sunday in Lagos.

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