Nigeria’s 200m champion, Divine Oduduru, finished 2nd behind Usain Bolt in the Men’s 200m Heat race at the Olympics yesterday 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 in history for a Nigerian athlete. The semi-finals would take place on Thursday.