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Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon breaks world record

Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon breaks world record

KENYAN track star Faith Kipyegon has once again etched her name in the annals of athletics history, breaking her own world record in the women's 1,500 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Paris. The news has sparked jubilant celebrations across Kenya, where Kipyegon is hailed as a national hero. Kenyan President William Ruto lead in the nation in celebration. He said: "Faith Kipyegon has once again made history. Congratulations on breaking your own record in the 1500m race. Your victory is a testament to the rewards of hard work and determination, a valuable lesson to the aspiring young athletes…
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Kenyan track star shatters world record

Kenyan track star shatters world record

NEARLY nine months after missing out on the 1,500 metres world record by three-hundredths of a second, Kenya's Faith Kipyegon buried the ghost of past disappointments with an emphatic performance at Friday's Florence Diamond League meeting. In Monaco last year, double Olympic and world 1500m champion Kipyegon came agonisingly close to breaking Genzebe Dibaba's mark of 3:50.07 set in 2015 as she crossed the line in 3:50.37. Kipyegon's narrow miss left her dejected, with the 29-year-old telling Olympics.com, "...after the finish line, I thought I got the world record. "That's why I went down and slept a little bit, knowing…
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After 100 hours of non-stop cooking, Nigerian chef seeks world record

After 100 hours of non-stop cooking, Nigerian chef seeks world record

A Nigerian chef has spent 100 hours preparing meals non-stop, aiming to set a Guinness World Record for the longest-ever cooking session by an individual. Hilda Bassey, a chef in the megacity of Lagos, has captivated the country with her marathon cooking, which started on Thursday and ended on Monday night. Nigerian Chef Hilda Bassey, 27, attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time by an individual, in Lagos, Nigeria May 15, 2023. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja President Muhammadu Buhari and several politicians and celebrities congratulated Bassey while cheering supporters camped outside an events centre to witness the…
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South Africa’s Mokoka breaks world record in first 50km race

South Africa’s Mokoka breaks world record in first 50km race

SOUTH AFRICA'S Stephen Mokoka, who had never run a 50km race before, broke the world record on home soil in Gqeberha on Sunday. Mokoka, 37, crossed the finish line in two hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds, beating the record set by Ethiopian Ketema Bekele Negasa (2:42:07) at the same event last year. "I'm tired," Mokoka, a three-time Olympian, said. "It's a long way and I don't know how I'm going to feel later, but I enjoyed it." Ethiopia's Amelework Fikadu Bosho dominated the women's race to finish in a time of 3:04:58, nearly four minutes ahead of the rest…
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Kenya’s Kandie smashes half marathon world record in Valencia

Kenya’s Kandie smashes half marathon world record in Valencia

KENYA’S Kibiwott Kandie smashed the half marathon world record by 29 seconds on Sunday, becoming the first person to break 58 minutes at the Valencia Half Marathon. Kandie, who finished second at the world half marathon championships in Gdynia in October, finished the Spanish annual race in 57 minutes and 32 seconds, breaking the previous record of 58:01 set by compatriot Geoffrey Kamworor in September 2019. “I can’t believe it, I have beaten Kamworor’s world record by half a minute,” Kandie said. “Today is a great day for me and also for Kenya.” The top four men all ran under…
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