Tegla Loroupe is a Kenyan long-distance track and road runner. She was the first African woman to win the New York City Marathon and has held many world records – from 20km to the marathon. She now devotes much of her time to humanitarian and peace activities, through her Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation.
|Name:||Tegla Loroupe, Tegla Chepkite Loroupe|
|Born:||May 9, 1973 in Kenya|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.56 m)|
|Profession:||Kenyan long-distance runner, Athletics|