African record holder for the 200m race Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor has been honored by the Guinness World Records with a certificate for the most appearances in Diamond League Meetings, making a total of 67 appearances between the 3rd of July 2010 and 31 August 2018.
The IAAF Diamond League is an annual series of track and field meetings held from 2010 till date, and Okagbare has participated in 67 events — more than any other athlete in the world.
The 32-year-old confirmed the feat on her Instagram page on Wednesday.
“A dream made reality through God’s grace and determination. Look what finally came in the mail,” Okagbare said.
This newspaper was still waiting for confirmation from the Guinness Book of Records as of the time of filing this report.