Bishop-Nriagu set to return to racing after an absence of nearly two years

By Jim Parker of the Windsor Star

There is nervousness and excitement for Melissa Bishop-Nriagu and she prepares to return to racing.

The Canadian record holder in the women’s 800 metres will return to the track for her first competitive race in nearly two years on Saturday at the Johnny Loaring Classic at University of Windsor Stadium.

“I’m excited to be back in the scene and put a uniform on and have spikes on my feet and be around that atmosphere again and see my old teammates and friends,” the 30-year-old Bishop-Nriagu said. “I’m really excited for that, but, sure, there’s a lot of nerves surrounding it.

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