Blessing Okagbare beats Usain Bolt to Guinness World Record



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Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare, beat Jamacia’s Usain Bolt to the 2016 Guinness world records feat as the athlete with the most diamond league appearances.

Guinness Book of records said,

‘Multi-discipline athlete, Blessing Okagbare from Nigeria participated at 38 Diamond league events between July 3, 2010 and September 5, 2014.
Okagbare’s specialties are the 100m and 200m sprints and long jump,” Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has won the IAAF World Athlete of the year in 2008,2009,2011,2012 and 2013 but amazingly hasn’t appeared in IAAF competitions more than Blessing Okagbere.

The IAAF Diamond League is an annual series of track and field meetings held from 2010 till date, and Blessing Okagbare has participated in 38 events higher than any other athlete in the world.