Loroupe, Tegla (1973–)
Loroupe, Tegla (1973–)
Kenyan marathon runner. Born Tegla Loroupe, May 9, 1973 in Kapenguria, Kenya.
Won NY City Marathon (1994, 1995), the 1st African woman to win a major marathon; placed 2nd at Boston Marathon (1996); won Rotterdam Marathon (1997, 1998); won Goodwill Games (1998); won Berlin Marathon (1999) with a time of 2:20:43; won London Marathon (2000); won Kenyan nationals for 10,000 meters (2000); won 10k Avon Global championship and Lausanne Marathon (2002).
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