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Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru AKA ‘Ineverhexperrerit’ becomes world’s fastest man in 2019

Amadin Ogbewe



Nigerian-born athlete Divine Oduduru AKA ‘Ineverhexperrerit’ who is currently a student of the Texas Tech University, has become the 2019 world’s fastest man after a running 9.94s in the 100m race.

The Nigerian born sprinter who competed in the 200m and finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, ran sub-10 over the weekend in an invitational.

Divine Oduduru became the fastest man in the world in 2019,  after he ran the fastest time clocking a lifetime best of 9.94 (0.8 m/s), at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas.

His 100m personal best, until the invitation, was 10.10 set in 2018. He also smashed his 200m personal best at 20.08, running the fastest time this year, 19.76. 22-year-old.

He is the the first Nigerian to clock under 10 seconds in a 100m race since Olusoji Fasuba who ran 9.85secs in 2006.

Oduduru is also known for his interviews. His interviews in Donetsk at the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics are popular among fans of athletics. The phrases, ‘deadly day’ and ‘ I never expected it’ are associated with him. Memes and videos have been generated using his responses to journalists.

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Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru AKA ‘Ineverhexperrerit’ becomes world's fastest man in 2019Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru AKA ‘Ineverhexperrerit’ becomes world's fastest man in 2019

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