athletics Guinness Book Of World Records recognises Nigerian Athlete Blessing Okagbare

Guinness Book of World Records has recognised Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbare as the only athlete to have attended the Athletics Diamond Meetings 67 times.

Okagbare on Wednesday shared the good news via her verified Instagram handle.

A dream made a reality through God’s grace and determination.” She said.

Thanks to Guinness book of world records. I am indeed honoured, proud and grateful.”

The mail the body sent to her said reads the following. “The most appearance in diamond league meetings by an athlete is 67 and was achieved by Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria) between 30 July 2010 to 31 Aug. 2018.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okagbare, the track and field athlete 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. Competition that took place in Moscow, Russia.

The 32-year-old had a brilliant outing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. A competition in which she won two gold medals and a silver.

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