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Kipyegon powers to 1500m gold as Tamberi wins excessive bounce crown

Faith Kipyegon swept to the ladies’s 1500m title on the world athletics championships in Budapest on Tuesday evening so as to add the world championships crown to her world document over the space.

In the prelude to the race, the 29-year-old Kenyan insisted she was not involved with the time however was centered on the gold medal.

She saved to her phrase on the National Athletics Centre.

She was composed and steely-eyed because the runners took the bell for the ultimate lap. With the 21-year-old Ethiopian Diribe Welteji and the 2019 world champion Sifan Hassan in shut attendance, she merely accelerated and stretched the sphere.

She completed in 3:54.87 – greater than 5 seconds off the world document time of three:49.11 that she set in June in Florence.

Welteji claimed the silver to verify her rising promise and Hassan obtained the bronze for the Netherlands.

It was a 3rd gold for Kipyegon on the world championships following triumphs in London in 2017 and Eugene final yr.

Soufiane El Bakkali confirmed his dominance within the 3000m steeplechase. The Moroccan, who gained gold on the world championships in Eugene final yr after profitable the Olympic title in Tokyo in 2021, completed confidently in 8:03.53 forward of Lamecha Girma from Ethiopia and Abraham Kibiwott from Kenya.

As El Bakkali savoured one other win, Girma was left to lament a 3rd world championships silver medal in a row.


In the boys’s excessive bounce, the Tokyo Olympics champion Ginamarco Tamberi took the lead along with his first try at 2.36m.

Up till that effort, he had been enjoying second fiddle to the American JuVaughn Harrison.

The effort was adequate to present the 31-year-old Italian his first world outside title.

And he savoured the success by climbing as much as have a good time with Italian supporters within the crowd.

In the evening’s different area occasion, Laulauga Tausaga from the United States gained the ladies’s discus with a throw of 69.49m. Compatriot Valerie Allman was second and Bin Feng from China got here third.

Originally revealed on RFI