Monday, July 15, 2024

Faith Kipyegon breaks world record in the women’s 1500m

Faith Kipyegon has on Sunday recorded another world record in the women’s 1,500m race held in Paris, France.

The Kenyan athlete clocked a record 3:49.04 to break her won record even though the victory is subject to the necessary ratification procedures.

“Faith Kipyegon breaks her own 1500m world record to finish off the Paris Diamond League in historic style,” said World Athletics.

On Sunday, Australian Jessica Hull came in second behind Faith Kipyegon clocking 3:50.83.

Politicians and other leaders joined to congratulate the athlete especially her track achievement in recent years flying the Kenyan flag high abroad.

“Faith Kipyegon, your great feat of breaking your own Women’s 1500m world record in Paris is truly motivating. Your dedication and passion power the ambitions of Kenya’s athletes and youth. Keep running and shining!” said former Prime Minister Raila Odinga

“Unstoppable! What an incredible run! Congratulations, Kipyegon_Faith on your stunning performance at the Paris Diamond League.

By breaking your previous World Record in the women’s 1500m race with a phenomenal time of 3:49.04, you have flown Kenya’s flag high and we are immensely proud of you. Your grit and talent continue to inspire us all.” said Kipchumba Murkomen

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