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She finished seventh in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics with teammates
, Mercy Nku and Mary Onyali.
Oluchi (born 30 December 1977 in Amator, Abia State) is a Nigerian-born Spanish track and field athlete competing mostly in hurdling.
of Spain had originally won the gold with 7.84 but was later disqualified as she hadn't yet been eligible to compete for that country having switched allegiance from Nigeria.
The prize was shared between four athletes who won all seven events: Morocco's Hicham El Guerrouj, Felix Sánchez of the Dominican Republic, American Marion Jones and Mexico's Ana Guevara. Marion Jones's results were later annulled after she admitted to doping. Gail Devers came close to winning the jackpot, taking 100 m hurdles victories at all competitions except for Zurich, where she was beaten by
Kasova won the third and last of her national titles at the Bulgarian Indoor Championships at the start of 2002. Her career breakthrough came at the 2002 European Cup B Final, where she won the 100 m hurdles in a new personal best of 12.75 seconds. This time ranked her tenth in the world for that year, and third among Europeans. Desislava Mutafchieva was the winner at the Bulgarian Championships that year, but at the 2002 European Athletics Championships Kasova came away with the bronze medal. She again dipped under thirteen seconds and was beaten only by Spanish-Nigerian
and Ukraine's Olena Krasovska.
Vaughn turned professional in the 1998 season and her first year was her most successful. She achieved a 100 m hurdles best of 12.63 seconds in July at the U.S. Open Track and Field and was runner-up at the 1998 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships behind Cheryl Dickey. There was no Olympics or World Championships in Athletics held that year, but she performed well in other international competitions. On the 1998 IAAF Golden League circuit she won at the Golden Gala in Rome, narrowly beating fellow American Melissa Morrison-Howard. She was the gold medallist at the 1998 Goodwill Games and a silver medallist for the United States at the 1998 IAAF World Cup, finishing behind
of Nigeria. She was down in eighth at the close-of-season 1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final.
2013 would prove to be a breakthrough year for Okagbare. In April 2013, in Walnut, California, Blessing Okagbare set a personal record in the 200 m with a time of 22.31 s. Then, in July, she improved her personal best in the long jump with successive jumps of 6.98 m at the Athletissima meet in Lausanne, and 7.00 m during the Monaco Herculis meet. On July 27, 2013, at the London Anniversary Games, Okagbare set a new African record of 10.86 s in her 100 m race. She won the final about an hour later, setting a new African record of 10.79, in a race where she beat reigning 100 m Olympic gold medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Okagbare's record eclipsed the existing record by compatriot
of 10.90 s which had stood since 1998.
She changed nationality from Nigeria to Spain in April 2007, following in the footsteps of another hurdler
. Her first medal as a Spaniard came at the 2007 IAAF World Athletics Final, where she took the hurdles silver medal. She started the following season with a gold medal at the 2008 European Athletics Indoor Cup, but tripped at the last hurdle at the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships and finished in last place. Onyia set a Spanish national record at the 2008 IAAF Golden League meet in ISTAF Berlin meeting, recording 12.50 seconds and improving upon her previous best by 14 hundredths of a second. She competed in the hurdles at the Summer Olympics and just missed the final after finishing fifth in the semi-finals. In 2016, she was disqualified from the 2008 Olympics for doping, and her result was annulled after her 2008 sample was re-tested and failed.
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