Get To Know These African Athletes Making History

Sandra Appiah August 22, 2013

Africans have made history at the The 2013 World Athletics competition.

For the first time, there were two Africans at the podium. One of them is Ivorian sprinter Murielle Ahoure` who has made history by winning one second medal within just five days. She came in second place right after Jamacian sprinter Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Another African athlete making history is Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare, who came in third place. This is a second medal for Ms. Okagbare, making her a vice world champion in the long jump.

Congratulations ladies, Africa is proud!

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