Divine Oduduru, Nigerian athlete who was first discovered by the Olukoya Championship has continued to make waves in the United States after winning his first NCAA 100m title.
The 22-year-old became the second fastest African runner after clocking a time of 9.86 seconds to achieve his feat according to the IAAF website. His feat was an improvement from the 9.99 seconds, which he recorded at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships.
The 22-year-old ran a time of 9.94 seconds in his first attempt and later rounded off with a time of 9.94s to win the event.
According to Premium Times, the feat achieved by the Nigerian is the fastest time in the 100m in the world so far this year. It is also the athlete’s ‘personal best and also a new School Record.