Thu. May 30th, 2024

Kenya’s Beatrice Chebet led an African top three in the women’s 3000m at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday.

In difficult weather conditions she recorded her season’s best time of 14 minutes 36.52 seconds. Ethiopia’s Lemlem Hailu and Medina Eisa came second and third

Ethiopia monopolised the medals in the women’s 1500m, with Freweyni Hailu leading the three with a time of 4:02.31.

“The victory is great but the competition was not ideal due to the weather. But we have to adapt to all conditions,” Hailu is quoted by the Reuters news agency as saying.

By Joy

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