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Nigerian EAD sprinter gets new world record

31 July 2002

Adekunle Adesoji blasts away the opposition as he lifts 100m title.

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World track record smashed at City of Manchester Stadium

Adekunle Adesoji completed the 100m EAD race in 10.76 seconds tonight - setting a new world record as he took the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth title.

Malaysia's Hisham Khaironi also claimed a personal best time tonight as he finished in 11.53 seconds to scoop silver.

Rory Field of South Africa won bronze in a time of 11.96 seconds.

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