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Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria Finish Last In 4x400m Mixed Relay Race

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Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria finish last in 4x400m mixed relay race..

Nigeria failed to qualify for the final after finishing last in the semi-final first heat of the 4×400 mixed relay at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The country was represented by Ifeanyi Emmanuel Ojeli, Imaobong Nse Uko, Samson Oghenewegba Nathaniel and Patience Okon George.

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Though they finished last, the quartet ran a new African Record of 3:13.60 while Team USA and Dominica got disqualified.

During the race, Nigeria deployed the male-female-male-female strategy while other countries used male-female-female-male.

Ojeli took the first leg, Uko second and the third leg was taken by Nathaniel, who opened up a gap of over 100 metres against other female runners.

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However, male counterparts from other teams caught up with George, making the Nigerian team finish fifth.

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