Nigeria’s Divine Odurudu finishes 2nd behind Bolt in 200m heat

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Nigeria’s 200m champion, Divine Oduduru, finished 2nd behind Usain Bolt in the Men’s 200m Heat race at the Olympics today August 16th. Odurudu finished in a record time of 20.34 while Usain Bolt finished at 20.28. Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin, Yohan Blake and Divine have advanced to the 200m semi-finals.

The race, in the ninth heat, is the fastest time for a Nigerian athlete in history. The semi-finals take place at 02:00 BST on Thursday.

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