This 2-Year-Old Lost A Race Because He Just Wanted To Go Hug His Dad

"Ah well, won my heart."

Meet Imoh Umoren and Imoh Umoren II, a father and 2-year-old son in Lagos, Nigeria.

On Tuesday, Imoh ran in a race at school. He was doing pretty well — that is, until he spotted his dad and ran to hug him instead of crossing the finish line.

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"So he was competing in the toddlers category, and he was making good progress, but he spotted me trying to take a picture of him and he ran to hug me instead of completing the race," Umoren told BuzzFeed News.

"I guess he's used to ending most of his races at home with running into my arms."

Umoren said he was able to convince his son to get back in the race, and he wound up finishing fourth.

"He was a bit disappointed that I wouldn't join in because we always do it together, but he didn't seem to care," he said. "You know kids."

Imoh placed third in another event that day, which his father said left him "a bit teary," since it was his first competition ever.

People have all the feelings about their sweet father-son bond.

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Forget the race, the guy had a nice time and chose his father over any competition! God bless him real good. https://t.co/gmX0K0YJpm

@ImohUmoren this is too much!!!!!! + Your son is so adorable.

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Umoren said being a father has changed him a lot.

He added that fatherhood has surpassed his wildest dreams.