Margaret Nyairera Wambui, Ruth Jebet, Beatrice Chepkoech, norah jeruto,

Beatrice Chepkoech leads in podium sweep in Asaba Steeplechase

Newly crowned 3,000m steeplechase record holder Beatrice Cbepkoech led a 1-2-3 podium finish for Kenya on the final day of Africa Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria.

Chepkoech won gold leading newly crowned world U20 champion Celliphine Chespol and Fancy Cherotich in staging a clean sweep of the medals in the women’s 3,000 steeplechase.

Chepkoech won in 8:59.85 with Chespol second and Cherotich third.

Chepkoech said their race plan worked out well and she was happy to have kept her word.

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