Achievements

  • 1)Organized the Refugee team In Rio.

    In 2016, she was the person organizing the Refugee Team for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

  • 2)Attends a meeting in Schortens in Germany

    Tegla Loroupe attendented a meeting in 2007  in Schortens, Germany.

     

  • 3)Nominated for the Junior Race of 1989 IAAF World Cross Country

    She was nominated for the junior race of the 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championshipsfinishing 28th. She competed again at the 1990 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, finishing 16th in the junior race.

  • 4)Won the Goodwill Games over 10,000 metres

    In 1994 and 1998, Loroupe won the Goodwill Games over 10,000 metres, barefoot. Over the same distance she won bronze medals at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1995 and 1999.


  • 6)Won the New York City Marathon

    In 1994, Loroupe ran her first major marathon in New York. Running against the world’s strongest competition, she won. As a consequence she was idolised by many young people in Africa: at last, a woman champion to complement the many successful male runners. She won the New York City Marathon again in 1995 and finished 3rd in 1998.

  • 7)Won Rotterdam Marathon Three Times

    Between 1997 and 1999, she won three world titles a row over the half marathon distance. She won Rotterdam Marathon three times between 1997 and 1999. She won Berlin Marathon in 1999 and finished second in 2001. She finished second at the 1999 Osaka International Ladies Marathon.

  • 8)Won The Zevenheuvelenloop 15K race in the Netherland three times

    Loroupe won the Zevenheuvelenloop 15K race in the Netherland three times (1992, 1993 and 1998). She is a seven-time Egmond Half Marathon winner (1993–1998, 2000). She has won the Lisbon Half Marathon a record six times: 1994–1997, 1999 and 2000.[4] She has won the Tilburg road race, a five times (1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999), also a record number. She won the Paris Half Marathon in 1994 and 1998,[5] City-Pier-City Loop half marathon in the Hague in 1998,[6] and the Parelloop 10K in race in the Netherlands in 1999.

  • 9)Won the Summer Olympics In Sydney

    During the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, favored to win both the marathon and the 10,000 meters, she suffered from violent food poisoning the night before the race. Nevertheless, she fought through the marathon race, finishing 13th, then, the next day, ran the 10,000 metres, finishing 5th, running barefoot in both races, a feat she later stated she achieved out of a sense of duty to all the people taking her as a bearer of hope in her home country. Until the end of 2001, she continued to suffer from various health problems.

  • 10)Won London Marathon and Rome City Marathon

    In 2000, she won London Marathon and Rome City Marathon. She also won Lausanne Marathon in 2002, Cologne Marathon in 2003 and Leipzig Marathon in 2004.


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