Team Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru sailed into the semi-finals of the men’s 200m at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday, reports Completesports.
Oduduru finished in second position with a time of 20.36s behind Jamaica’s Rasheed Dwyer who won the race in 20.31s.
South Africa’s Anaso Jobdwana got the third automatic spot in 20.78s.
The 24-year-old will look to secure a place in the final of the event later on Tuesday.
He has been drawn in heat 1 of the semi-finals and will square up against Italy’s Eseosa Desalu and Qatar’s Femi Ogunode who both have Nigerian roots.