Nigerian Heptathlete Moe ‘Wonder’ Sasegbon Sets New High Jump Record

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Young and exceptional British born Nigerian heptathlete, Moe Sasegbon, popularly known as ‘Moe Wonder’ has set a new personal best of 1.85m in high jump at the UK Women’s league in Crawley, England, where she finished in first place.

The current national high jump record which stands at 1.95m is held by Nigerian female track and field athlete, Doreen Amata, a record Sasegbon has within her sights if she maintains the same level of performance.

Beaming with excitement from her new personal record, Sasegbon remarked,

“I am really happy with setting a new PB after a few injuries. I have been working on my high jump a lot this season as it is my strongest event, so I am glad it’s coming together. It will most likely be one of the events I focus on going forward”.

Her Manager and Head of Sports, Koye Sowemimo commends her effort. While commenting on the feat, he mentioned her setbacks and how she managed to conquer them, promising to render the support required for the next Olympic Game, Tokyo 2020.


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