Nigerian athlete, Divine Oduduru has signed a major contract with global sports company, PUMA. Puma also signed a deal with Janeek Brown, 21-year Jamaican standout 100m hurdler and National Record Holder.
Oduduru was recently crowned the NCAA 100m and 200m champion in JuneThe 100m resulted in an eye-popping 9.86 time, which incredibly is also the second-fastest time ever run by a collegiate athlete. The mark also currently ties him for 2nd place on the world-list of the fastest 100m times so far this outdoor season.
As if this were not enough, Oduduru also ran a personal best of 19.73 in the 200m, which followed his 100m final only 45 minutes later. And just like in the 100m, Oduduru’s time made him the second-fastest collegian of all-time, and he’s currently ranked 3rd by time on the world-plist so far at the deuce.
The sprinter made the news known via his Instagram page
“New stage of life.. Let the game begin with…. Glory Up🙏🙏 @puma
Pascal Rolling, Global Head of Running Sports Marketing spoke on the deal
“Divine and Janeek are a great fit for the PUMA brand. They both personify our brand mantra ‘Forever Faster’ through their speed and sprinting excellence. Needless to say, we are delighted to welcome these talented athletes to the PUMA family and we look forward to the excitement that they bring to their respective events, and to the sport of Track and Field, in general. We believe they will also make a lasting impact and take their place in the annals of PUMA’s rich sporting history,”
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