Blessing Okagbare Biography – Age, Husband

Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor is a track and field athlete from Nigeria that engages in long jumping and short sprints. She was born on 9 October 1988 in Sapele, Delta, in Nigeria. When she was growing up, she played football as a teenager at her high school and later, in 2004, she began to take an interest in track and field. Let’s take a look at her personal bests in her career;

100 metres – 10.79 seconds (2013)
200 metres – 22.23 seconds (2014)
Long jump – 7.00 m (22 ft 11 1⁄2 in) (2013)
Triple jump – 14.13 m (46 ft 4 1⁄4 in) (2007)
60 metres (indoor) – 7.18 seconds (2010)

Okagbare was a triple jump bronze medallist at the 2004 Nigerian National Sports Festival. Okagbare’s first international outing came at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics.

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Achievements
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Glasgow 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Glasgow 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2014 Glasgow 4x100m

All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 2015 Brazzaville 4×100 m
Gold medal – first place 2011 Maputo Long jump
Silver medal – second place 2011 Maputo 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2011 Maputo 4×100 m
Silver medal – second place 2007 Algiers Long jump

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African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Marrakesh 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Marrakesh 4×100 m
Silver medal – second place 2012 Benin 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2010 Nairobi 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2010 Nairobi Long jump
Gold medal – first place 2010 Nairobi 4×100 m
IAAF World Relays
Gold medal – first place Nassau 2015 4x200m relay

With her husband
Blessing got married in September 2014 to Nigerian footballer Igho Otegheri. She weighs 68 kg and has a height of 1.8 m.