Asbel Kiprop, Elijah Manangoi, Timothy Cheruiyot, Ronald Kwemoi, Jakub Holusa,

Cheruiyot, Kwemoi slide into semis in Doha

Reigning world championships silver medalist Timothy Cheruiyot and Rodgers Kwemoi qualified into the 1,500m at the ongoing IAAF world championships at Khalifa International stadium in Doha, Qatar.

Cheruiyot won in his heat at 3:36.82 as Kwemoi was the fastest six losers after finishing seventh in heat Three in 3:36.66 in a race won by veteran Djibouti Ayanleh Souleiman in 3:36.16

But it was disappointing for world under 18 1,500m champion George Manangoi and Kumari Taki who failed to make the cut.

Manangoi finished 10th in 3:38.39 in heat one while Taki was ninth in 3:37.98 in heat two.

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