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Photo: Fans React To Okagbare’s Wig Fall Off During Long Jump 


​Nigeria ’ s field and track athlete , Blessing Okagbare , suffered an embarrassing moment in Oslo, Norway when her wig fell off as she jumped during a competition.


The 28- year -old Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist is competing in the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League

She recorded a jump of 6. 21 metres to finish seventh while her wig was nearly half a metre behind her.

Whether the mishap played its part in her finishing seventh is unclear , but the 28- year -old laughed it off on her Instagram account , saying : “ It is what it is. ”

While the scenario may look embarrassing, some of her fans on Instagram where unfazed by the incident .

Read some of their comments below:

adaichie 1 My sister, biko trust me, you are beautiful without that hideous wig!! You are beautiful , athletic , talented and African. Embrace what God gave you and conquer the world !!

adetoks77 #Blessingbosslady Olympic Champion! Great respectable jump . Naija no dey carry last!!! Next time the angels will carry you past your 7 metre best . Wig or no wig!

uchennafrank S 0 unfazed by the situation , my hat off to you . That jump shows that you still have it in you to jump even further than that and it makes me happy sapele no dey carry last see you next meet @ blessing _ okagbare

hazelclarkruns You are beautiful both ways and I absolutely admire your poise ! #queen love how you can laughs at this ! This shows how confident you really are .

tate_lea You should totally make a challenge out of this ! #theblessingchallenge So impressed by your cool and unbotheredness!

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