Nigerians sweep the sprints in Addis 2008


Nigeria's World Indoor champion Olusoji Fasuba and Damola Osayemi won the men’s and women’s 100m today at the 16th CAA African Athletics Championships.

In the men’s 100m, Nigeria’s Olusoji Fasuba comfortably defended his African title thanks to a 10.10 performance ahead of compatriot Uchenna Emedolu with South African Hannes Dreyer, the fastest qualifier in yesterday’s heats, beating Burkina Faso’s medal hopeful Idrissa Sanou to bronze.

While 22-years-old Damola Osayemi, who is the All-African Games 100m/200m double champion, took victory in 11.22 seconds ahead of Ghana’s defending champion Vida Anim and Cameroon’s Delphine Atangana.

Full Results

WOMEN
1. 5 322 Damola OSAYOMI - 11.22
2. 4 154 Vida ANIM - 11.43
3. 8 57 Delphine ATANGANA - 11.46
4. 1 323 Franca IDOKO - 11.47
5. 6 324 Gloria KEMASOUDE - 11.47
6. 7 444 Geraldine PILLAY - 11.53
7. 2 58 Myriam Leonie MANI - 11.60

MEN

1. 6 350 Olusoji FASUBA - 10.10
2. 5 354 Uchenna EMEDOLU - 10.21
3. 3 472 Hannes DREYER - 10.24
4. 4 858 Idrissa SANOU - 10.41
5. 1 312 Kaanjuka HITJIVIRUE - 10.50
6. 8 142 Wilfried BINGANGOYE - 10.54
7. 7 759 Aziz OUHADI - 11.13

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