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Blessing Okagbare Biography, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Child, House, Parents, Siblings, Wiki.

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Full Name Aisha Lawal Umar
Stage Name Blessing Okagbare MFR
Date of Birth October 9, 1988
Age 33 Years Old (as of 2021)
State of Origin Delta State
Nationality Nigerian
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)
71 kg (157 lb).
Husband• Spouse Igho Itegheri
Occupation Athlete
Net Worth $7 million

Biography and Wiki:
Who is Blessing Okagbare? Her real full name is Blessing Okagbare-Otegheri, is widely known as Blessing Okagbare. She was born on 9th of October 1988. She is a former award winning Nigerian track and field athlete who specialized in Long jump and sprints.
She is an Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, and a world medalist in the 200 meters. She also holds the Women’s 100 meters Commonwealth Games record for the fastest time at 10.85 seconds. 
She is currently serving a 10 year ban for breaching multiple World Athletics anti-doping rules. Her ban expires 30 July 2031.
Blessing Okagbare is very talented, skillful and beautiful Nigerian athletic. Her 100 m best of 10.79 made her the African record holder for the event until it was eclipsed by Murielle Ahouré in 2016. On June 17, 2021 Okagbare ran a wind-aided 10.63 100 m. She is the current African record holder in the 200 m with her run of 22.04 seconds in 2018. She was the African 100 m and long jump champion in 2010. She has also won medals at the All-Africa Games, IAAF Continental Cup and World Relays.

Date of Birth and Age:
How old is Blessing Okagbare? Blessing Okagbare was born on October 9, 1988 and she is currently 33 years old as of 2021.
Blessing Okagbare Birthday:
Blessing Okagbare celebrates her birthday every year in October 9. The track famous athletic celebrated her 33rd birthday on October 9, 2021.
State of Origin, Hometown:
Which State is Blessing Okagbare from? Blessing Okagbare originally hails from Sapele, Delta State, in the south southern part of Nigeria, Africa.
Family, Parents and Siblings:
Blessing Okagbare was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Okagbare in Delta. Her parents separated when she was little and she grew up with her father who was wholesale trader in Benin City, Edo State. Her mother is late, she died seventeen years ago (17). Blessing is the last child of her parents among her two siblings, a brother and a sister. Though, she was raised in a polygamous family as her father had two wives and 11 children.
Educational Background:
Which school did Blessing Okagbare attended? Blessing Okagbare had her primary and secondary school education at Zik Grammar School, Sapele, Delta State. Blessing Okagbare got admission to study in the Polytechnic and was about rounding off her Ordinary National Diploma programme before gotten scholarship to attend a university in America.

Her Career:
Blessing Okagbare was encouraged by her teachers and family to take up sports as career due to her athletic physique. Although, she played football as a teenager at her high school and later, in 2004, she began to take an interest in track and field. She participated in a number of disciplines early on, competing in the long jump, triple jump and high jump events at the Nigerian school championships and winning a medal in each. On the senior national stage, she was a triple jump bronze medalist at the 2004 Nigerian National Sports Festival. Okagbare’s first international outing came at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics, where she performed in the qualifying rounds of both the long and triple jump competitions.
During the 2007 trials for the 8th All African Games, Okagbare established a Nigerian record of 14.13 metres in the triple jump. She was picked as one of the athletes for the 8th All African game. Okagbare won the silver medal in the the long jump but finished fourth in the triple jump.
In 2008, Blessing Okagbare participated in the Summer Olympics in Beijing where she won the bronze medal in the women’s long jump competition.
She was selected to participate in the 2009 World Championships in Athletics but she never started 100m race or long jump.
She participated in the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship for University of Texas at El Paso.

In 2010, Blessing Okagbare won the gold medal in the long jump and 100m race category of the African championship. She also won a gold medal in the 4×100 m women’s relay team in the competition.
In 2011, she won three medals in the All African games in Maputo, Mozambique and the new continental medals at the 2012 African Championships in Porto-Novo.
In 2013, Okagbare set a world record time of 22.31 seconds in 200m race in Walnut, California, USA. She also set a new African record of 10.86 s in her 100 m race.
Okagbare won a silver medal in the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.
Blessing Okagbare Records and Medals
Okagbare became the fourth woman to win both 100m and 200m race in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She also broke the games record with a time of 10.85s in 100m.
In 2015, she won the 2x400m relay race in the 2015 World Relays and African Games.
In 2016, Blessing Okagbare participated in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but could not win any medal in the competition.
Okagbare became the World Guinness record holder of the fastest athlete ahead of the previous record holder Usain Bolt.

Blessing Okagbare Controversy/Ban:
Okagbare was suspended after failing a drugs test on 31 July 2021 during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. On 18 February 2022 it was announced that she had been banned from athletics for a period of 10 years commencing 30 July 2021 for multiple breaches of World Athletics Anti-Doping rules. Following a hearing at the Athletics Integrity Unit that found her to have taken both human growth hormone and EPO over an extended period, and to have failed to co-operate with the investigation, Okagbare was banned for ten years, effectively ending her athletics career in disgrace.
Reacting to the ban, Blessing Okagbare revealed that she will challenge the ban as her lawyer is currently working on the next step to take.
In her words; “My attention has been drawn to the statement issued by the AIU regarding its disciplinary panel decision. My lawyers are currently studying it for our next line of action which we will inform you soon.🙏❤”
Height and Weight:
How tall is Blessing Okagbare? Blessing Okagbare stands at the height of 1.81 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in) and weighs approximately at 71 kg (157 lb).

Married, Husband, Wedding:
Is Blessing Okagbare married? Blessing Okagbare got married to her husband, Igho Itegheri, a former footballer and the did their white wedding in September 2014.

Blessing Okagbare Divorced:
In 2020, Nigerian Olympic silver medalist, Blessing Okagbare has filed for divorce from her husband, former Super Eagles player, Igho Otegheri after a stint of marital crisis. 
The couple got married in Sapele, Delta State in November 2014 in a wedding ceremony which was attended by family, friends and loved ones. 
However 6 years later, the couple who relocated to the United States have gone their separate ways amid allegations of infidelity, laziness and other irreconcilable differences.

It was revealed that Blessing Okagbare initiated the divorce process which has led to rows of face-offs between members of their families. The professional athlete’s family is reportedly yet to return the bride price to her estranged husband’s family.
Her ex-husband, Mr Otegheri on the divorce saga, he said; 
“She has said all the stories,I don’t have anything to say..I leave everything to God.Thank you”
Blessing Okagbare Children, Child:
Does Blessing Okagbare had a child with her husband? No information about Blessing Okagbare child as we don’t know if her marriage with ex-husband, Igho Itegheri produced any child.

Blessing Okagbare House:
Blessing Okagbare owns a beautiful mansion in her hometown, Sapele.
Her Net Worth:
Blessing Okagbare is an influential personality and has made a huge fortune in the sports industry. She is rated one of the most richest female athlete in Nigeria, with an estimated net of about $7 million US dollars.

Her Social Media Profile:
Blessing Okagbare is not a novice when it comes to social media as she is very active. She has a large fan base. You can follow her on twitter @Blessing Okagbare MFR and on Instagram @Blessing Okagbare MFR
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