Okagbare Adds 200m Gold To Medal Haul

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare completed a Glasgow 2014 sprint double by winning the women’s 200m ahead of English duo Jodie Williams and Bianca Williams.
The 25-year-old, who won Monday’s 100m, claimed victory in 22.25 seconds.
The two English sprinters ran personal best times, as did their compatriot Anyika Onuora, who took fourth.
England’s Jazmin Sawyers won silver in the women’s long jump but Shara Proctor had to pull out after picking up an injury attempting her first jump.
In the men’s 200m, Jamaica swept the medals, with Rasheed Dwyer taking gold in 20.14, ahead of Warren Weir and Jason Livermore.
Two more Jamaicans, Kaliese Spencer and Janieve Russell, won gold and bronze respectively in the women’s 400m hurdles, but the Hampden Park cheers were reserved for home favourite Eilidh Child, who took silver.

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