2016 100m National Junior champion, Mercy Ntia-Obong has committed her collegiate career to Cloud County Community College where she joins 2019 African Games Triple Jump Champion, Grace Anigbata who is a Sophomore and has won many laurels for the school including the 2019 NJCAA D1 Outdoor Championships Triple Jump title. She is also the reigning NJCAA Indoor High Jump champion. Out of 9 meets last season, Grace won eight!
In recent years, Mercy has been a force to reckon with in Nigeria sprints. In 2016, despite arriving Poland for the IAAF World Juniors on the morning of her race, she made the 100m final finishing 8th. That season she won the ECOWAS U-20 title as well
Since 2017 till date, Mercy has been a finalist in the Women’s 100m at the National Championships and last season she was amongst the winning relay squad at the African Games in Morocco where the team posted 44.16s to take the Gold. She also represented Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships in Doha where she competed in the 4x100m heat.
Ntia-Obong has descent Personal Bests of 11.46s and 23.17s which she set in 2018 and 2016 respectively. We wish you the very best in your collegiate career.
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