Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare has been honoured as the only athlete to have attended the Athletics Diamond Meetings 67 times, beating Usain Bolt, the previous record holder to achieve the feat.
According to reports, the athlete was honoured by Guinness Book of World Records.
Sharing the good news via her Instagram page, Blessing Okagbare noted that the recognition is a dream that turned into reality through God’s grace and determination.
The sprinter posted a photo of the certificate and wrote;
“A dream made reality through God’s grace and determination. Look what finally came in the mail. Thanks to Guinness book of world records, I am indeed honored, proud and grateful.”
Note that Blessing won silver and bronze in the long jump and 200 meter events respectively at the 2013 World Championships held in Moscow, Russia.
In 2018, the 32-year-old athlete won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympic.
She also won two gold medals and a silver at the 2014 commonwealth games in Glasgow.