Africa’s Favour Ofili and Christine Mboma Earn Podium Victories at Commonwealth Games

Nigeria’s Favour Ofili and Namibia’s Christine Mboma completed second and third place, respectively, in the women’s 200m final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August 2022. Photo: Screenshot (SuperSport)

Nigeria’s Favour Ofili and Namibia’s Christine Mboma completed second and third place, respectively, in the women’s 200m final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August 2022.

The 19-year-old Mboma, who made her first appearance at the Games, finished the race  behind Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah and Ofili.

Mboma finished the race in 22.80 seconds to grab the bronze medal,  while Favour Ofili ran a time of 22.51 to win silver.

Thompson-Herah, who grabbed gold, stormed to a new Commonwealth Games Record of 22.02 seconds.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Nigeria’s Favour Ofili and Namibia’s Christine Mboma completed second and third place, respectively, in the women’s 200m final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August 2022. Photo: Screenshot (SuperSport)

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