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Tima Godbless breaks 23-year national record at World U-20 championship

Godbless broke the national U-20 record, which was set by Joan Uduak Ekah in 1999.

• August 3, 2022
Godbless Tima

Nigerian sprinter Tima Godbless raced to a personal best and a national juniors record of 11.08s in the fourth heat of the women’s 100m event at the ongoing World U-20 Athletics Championship in Cali, Colombia.

Godbless broke the national record, which was set by Joan Uduak Ekah in 1999 by just a millisecond, a time that was enough for her to finish fastest across all seven heat races.

Godbless is one of nineteen home-based athletes representing Nigeria at the tournament.

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