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Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria’s Adegoke qualifies for 100m final

Nigeria’s fastest man, Enoch Adegoke has qualified for the men’s 100 metre final of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after clocking 1o.00 seconds to come second in heat 2 of the semi final race.

Adegoke trailed Britain’s reigning European champion, Zharnel Hughes who won the heat 2 semis with 9.98 seconds.

He had on Saturday defeated the fastest man in the world this year and seventh fastest of all-time, USA’s Trayvon Brommel in the first-round heat.

Adegoke will now compete for the medal later today against Simbine Akani (South Africa), Jacob Marcell (Italy),  Zharnel Hughes (Great Britain), Kerley Fred (USA), Su Bingtian (China), Baker Ronnie (USA) and Andre De Grasse (Canada).

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