Nigerian Athlete, Blessing Okagbare Enters Guinness Book Of Records

Lagos- Nigerian Athlete Blessing Okagbare has today made it into the Guinness Book Of Records for making the most appearances in the IAAF’s Diamond League Meetings.

The certificate reads: “The most appearances in Diamond League meetings by an athlete is 67 and was achieved by Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria) between 3 July 2010 and 31 August 2018”. The certificate was branded ‘OFFICIALLY AMAZING.’


Okagbare, had  last weekend set two new personal indoor records at the Doyle Sports Management Meeting.


An Olympic silver medalist, Okagbare had at the age 19 had  at the 2008 Games held in Beijing, notched second position as an Olympic debutant.


She  also went on to win a World Championships Silver, and is the current African Record holder in the 200m and in the 4x200m with the Nigerian delegation.


She is seeking a fourth Olympic Games participation with the Nigerian team in Tokyo in this coming July.

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