Blessing Okagbare enters Guinness Book of World Records

Blessing Okagbare has been honoured by the Guinness World Records for the most IAAF Diamond League appearances.

The thrilled Nigerian sprint queen celebrated the recognition by GWR on Wednesday via Twitter.

The 32-year-old Olympian wrote: “A dream made reality through God’s grace and determination. Thanks to Guinness book of world records, I am indeed honored, proud and grateful.”

The Guinness Book of World Records also announced Okagbare’s feat on their official website.

“The most appearances in Diamond League meetings by an athlete is 67,  achieved by Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria) in the 100 metres, 200 metres and long jump disciplines between 3 July 2010 and 31 August 2018,” the statement said.

Okagbare holds the women’s 100m Commonwealth Games record for the fastest time in 10.85 seconds.