AFN names 19 athletes for Moscow World Championships

Okaghare Blessing and Gloria Asunmu in the 100m - Calabar 2013

Find below the provisional list of 19 athletes released by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to represent the country at the forthcoming World Athletics championship in Moscow.


  • Blessing Okagbare (A standard in 100m, 200, Long Jump) (4x100m relay)
  • Ajoke Odunmosu (A standard in 400mH)
  • Regina George (A standard in 400) (4x400m relay)
  • Gloria Asunmu (A standard in 100m) (4x100m relay)
  • Oluwakemi Adekoya (A standard in 400mH)
  • Omolara Omotosho (B standard in 400m-probation) (4x400m relay)
  • Stephanie Kalu (4x100m relay)
  • Peace Ukoh (4x100m relay)
  • Patience Okon (4x400m relay)
  • Bukola Abogunloko (4x400m relay)
  • Josephine Ehigie (4x400m relay)


  • Ogho-Oghene Egwero (B standard in 100m- probation)
  • Noah Akwu (B standard in 400m & 4x400m - probation)
  • Leoman Momoh (B standard in 800m-probation)
  • Abiola Onakoya (4x400m relay)
  • Isah Salihu ((4x400m relay)
  • Tobi Ogunmola (4x400m relay)
  • Gerald Odeka (4x400m relay)

Under consideration, Yet to meet the IAAF standards

  • Selim Nurudeen (110mH)
  • Abiola Onakoya (400m)
  • The men’s 4x100m quartet
  • Doreen Amata (high jump) 
  • Ugonna Ndu (100mH) 
  • Tosin Oke (triple jump)
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