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Hellen Obiri bags gold medal in women 5,000M final

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Hellen Obiri has won a gold medal in the women 5,000M final in Doha, Qatar.

Obiri who is also an African champion led the park from start to finish ahead of fellow Kenyans Margret Kipkemboi and Lillian Rengeruk.

German Konstanze Klosterhalfen maintained the tempo with Obiri but she could not match the last minute pace by Hellen Obiri.

Hellen Obiri wins gold ahead of fellow athlete

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Margret Chelimo came second in the final minute to bag the silver medal.

Fellow Kenyan Lillian Rengeruk finished in 5th place

On Friday night, Conseslus Kipruto won the gold medal in the men 3,000M

Kipruto won in seconds in a highly contended race against Ethiopian Lamecha Girma who bagged the silver medal.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international


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