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Tegla Loroupe - Awards And Accomplishments

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1994 Becomes first African woman to win the New York City Marathon.
1995 First woman finisher at New York City Marathon.
1995 Places third in women's 10K at World Track and Field Championships.
1996 Places second among women at Boston Marathon.
1997 First woman finisher at Rotterdam Marathon.
1998 Places first in women's 10K at Goodwill Games.
1998 Clocks world best time of 2:20:47 as first woman at Rotterdam Marathon.
1999 First woman finisher at Rotterdam Marathon.
1999 Places third in women's 10K at World Track and Field Championships.
1999 Beats 13-year record to clock world's best time of 2:20:43 as first woman at Berlin Marathon.
1999 First woman finisher at World Half-Marathon Championships.
2000 First woman finisher at London Marathon.
2000 First woman finisher at Rome Marathon.
2000 Places first in women's 10K at Kenyan National Track and Field Championships.
2000 Golden Shoe Award from Association of International Marathons and Road Races
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