Rwanda’s Sports Achievers

5. Epiphanie Nyirabarame is Rwanda’s top female marathon record holder. The two-time Olympian Nyirabarame was born in Huye district (formerly Butare) in the southern province.
Epiphanie Nyirabarame
Epiphanie Nyirabarame

5. Epiphanie Nyirabarame is Rwanda’s top female marathon record holder. The two-time Olympian Nyirabarame was born in Huye district (formerly Butare) in the southern province.

The 27-year-old made Rwanda proud after she won a third gold medal in the women marathon in the 2009 Francophone games held in Beirut.

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