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Okagbare upstages favorites to win 200 meters

Updated: June 30, 2013, 3:51 PM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria upstaged illustrious rivals Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Carmelita Jeter to win the 200 meters at the Birmingham GP on Sunday, capping a tough day for a string of reigning Olympic champions on their returns to Britain.

The standout race of the Diamond League meet was billed as a head to head between Fraser-Pryce and Jeter but triple African champion Okagbare made an unusually strong start and held off Fraser-Pryce, the two-time Olympic ...

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