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Tegla Loroupe


1973 Born in rural Kenya
1980 Gets her first pair of running shoes
1993 Finishes 4th in first major 10K run
1994 Wins first major marathon in New York City
1995 Wins 2nd New York City Marathon days after death of sister Albina
1995 Wins bronze medal for 10K at World Track and Field Championships
1998 Sets world record for women's marathon at Rotterdam
1999 Sets new world record for women's marathon at Berlin Marathon
2000 Qualifies to compete in Olympics in 10K and marathon

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