Nigerian sprinter Divine Oduduru has reportedly gotten a scholarship to attend a University in the United States.

Oduduru represented Nigeria at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, running a personal best 20.34 in the Men’s 200m Heat to qualify for the semi-final.

In that race, the Delta State born runner finished very closely behind sprint legend .

According to reports on Twitter, the sprinter has been admitted to the Texas Technology University in the United States.

The official Twitter Account @TechAthletics tweeted a congratulatory message to the Nigerian sprinter.

have reached out to the sprinter and his team for comments regarding the scholarship.

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Oduduru is also a World Junior Championships silver medallist and a five-time African Junior champions in 200m.

The Ughelli indigene athlete was discovered at the Dr D.K. Olukoya Championships, sponsored by the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM), Daniel Olukoya.