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African Super Grand Prix luring top countries like USA and Jamaica

By Daniel Kiko, (Standard), World-Track

ABUJA — Athletes from forty six countries, including Jamaica, USA and Great Britain have confirmed their participation in the Confederation of African Athletics Super Grand Prix scheduled for July 18 in Abuja.

Maria Wophil, scribe of the AFN, said in Abuja earlier this week that athletes from Germany, France, Barbados, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago and several others from Europe and Africa would also be on show.

"We have received entries from managers of these top athletes since last weekend. More countries are still making inquiries on how to key in and be part of the Grand Prix here in Abuja," said Wophil.

Among the top events listed to be competed for at the one-day programme include, the women and men:100m, 400m, sprint hurdles, in addition to several field events competitions and relays.

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