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15 Renowned African Athletes Who Broke Records

Adedeji Ademola

Adedeji Ademola | Contributor, F2FA

Adedeji Ademola April 07, 2016 at 01:01 pm

April 07, 2016 at 01:01 pm | Entertainment

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9. Moses Kiptanui is a Kenyan middle- and long-distance athlete who became the first person in the world to run the 3000-meter steeplechase in under eight minutes. This self-coached runner also set a new world record of 7:28.96 in the 3000 meters in Cologne and broke the 5000 meters world record in Rome in 1995.

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