Brigid Kosgei among 3 women who made sporting history in the world

Brigid Kosgei among 3 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 on Sunday, 13 October

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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, 13 October in the Chicago Marathon.

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

Brigid shattered a record in the Chicago Marathon and made a new record of 2:14:04. Photo
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Celebrated gymnast Biles set a record-breaking 25th medal win, at the world championships.

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

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: CNN
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Gauff, a 15-year-old tennis player became the youngest champion in her WTA tournament in Linz, Austria.

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
Source: UGC

The three women have inspired many in their achievements and proved to the world that women are equally able in sports.

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