Nigerian Divine Oduduru Emerges World Fastest Man

Nigerian athlete, Divine Oduduru, on Saturday ran a 100m/200m twofold
at the Michael Johnson Classicin Waco in Texas, US. The 22-year-old understudy of Texas Tech University posted the fastest man on the planet, this year, in the 100m of 9.95 seconds, beating his own best time by 0.1 seconds.
Nigerian Divine Oduduru Emerges World Fastest Man
45 minutes later Oduduru returned to track and clocked another impressive time of 19.76 seconds in the 200m which is the #2 all time and World lead in 2019.

Shortly after achieving the feat, he told TexasTechTF: “I worked for it and I got it.”

“In my 35 years of coaching, I’ve never seen anything like it,” Tech coach Wes Kittley said after Oduduru recorded the double wins in the 100m and 200m events.

“To run that 9.94 and then 40 minutes later, ran the 200. This was a really tight schedule and pretty spectacular performances that close together.”


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