12 Records Set By Africans At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games came to an end on Sunday, with numerous Olympic records set or broken throughout the competition which was held in Brazil.

Athletes from countries all over Africa put in fantastic performances during the Games, clocking fast times, winning gold medals and achieving firsts for nations and the continent in general.

Here are 12 Olympic records and milestones set by Africans at the recently-concluded Olympic Games in Rio.

Sources; SuperSport, ITTF, IAAF, BusinessDayLive, Telegraph, BBCSport