Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Nigerian athlete overtakes Usain Bolt in Diamond League appearances, receives Guiness World Record award .

 One of Nigeria’s all-time athletes, Blessing Okagbare, has been presented with the Guiness World Record as the athlete with the most Diamond League appearances (67).

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 The 32-year-old personally announced her entry into the Guinness Book of Records as one of the hallowed names there. In her post on Wednesday morning on social media, Okagbare stated that she feels honoured and really grateful to have been a recipient of such prestigious award. 

The track and field queen won a silver medal at the 2018 Beijing Olympic. She also won silver and bronze in the long jump and 200-meter events respectively at the 2013 World Championships held in Moscow, Russia. 


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