National Record holder in the 400m hurdles Nathaniel Ezekiel, has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Budapest. According to reports, Ezekiel clocked a time of 48.52s, his best of the season, and well under the World Championships automatic qualification standard of 48.70s to finish 2nd at the Big 12 Championships at the John Jacobs Track and Field Complex in Norman, Oklahoma. Meanwhile, Udodi Onwuzurike took his sprinting to another level, storming to a blistering Personal Best of 19.91s  to win the men’s 200m at the PAC-12 Championships. The Nigerian who had run the 100m where he finished 2nd about 50 minutes before the 200m, hit the World Championships qualification standard and now sits comfortably at number three on the Nigerian all-time list behind Divine Oduduru and Francis Obikwelu.

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