Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world

- Three young women, including Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, made ground-breaking history in the sports arena

- The women, who also include a 15-year-old tennis player and a gymnast have attracted global ovation for their achievements

- Kosgei smashed a record which has stood unbeaten for the past 17 years in Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 13

Athlete Brigid Kosgei, gymnast Simon Biles and tennis player Coco Gauff are three women who left many in awe after they broke records and made unforgettable history in sports over the weekend.

Kosgei smashed Britain's Paul Radcliffe record of 2:15:25 which had stood unchallenged for 17 years and made a new record of 2:14:04 on Sunday, October 13 in the Chicago Marathon.

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world. Photo source: CNN

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world. Photo source: CNN
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Celebrated gymnast Biles set a record-breaking 25th medal win, at the world championships.

Her record surpassed that held by gymnast Belarusian Scherbo, who had a career total of 23 medals in world championships.

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Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world

Gymnast Biles set a record-breaking 24th medal win in the world championships. Photo source: CNN
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Gauff, a 15-year-old tennis player, became the youngest champion in her WTA tournament in Linz, Austria.

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She became the youngest winner in 15 years.

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei among 3 young women who made sporting history in the world

Coco Gauff won a tournament in Austria making her the youngest winner in 15 years. Photo: CNN
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The three women have inspired many in their achievements and proved to the world that women are equally able in sports.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian born international athlete, Salwa Eid Naser (formerly known as Ebelechukwu Agbapuonwu) took the world of sport by storm.

In the just concluded International Association of Athletics Federations world championship in Doha, she won the 400m in a best record time of 48.14.

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