Faith Kipyegon Kipng'etich, Caster Semenya, Genzebe Dibaba, Jenifer Simpson,
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IAAF worlds: Determined Faith Kipyegon wins second gold for Kenya in London

Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Kipng’etich Kipyegon kept her faith focused on gold as she delivered the second gold for Kenya at the IAAF world championships in London, Great Britain.

She produced a sterling performance to win the gold medal that she had missed in her golden laden cabinet.

She extended her lead With Kipyegon, the only athlete in the race did not disappoint when Judith Kiyeng and Winny Chebet failed to make it to the final level. As Kipyegon was elevated from silver medal she won in 2015 to gold.

The reigning Commonwealth Champion dismantled world leading athletes led by world record holder and then defending champion Genzebe Dibaba, 800m sensational champion Caster Semenya, who ran the category for the first time and American winner Jenifer Simpson.

The 2012 world junior champion crossed the finish line in 4:02.59 followed by Simpson 4:02.76 and South African Semenya completed the podium in 4:04.90.

She also won the 2012 world Youth title and double world junior cross country titles.

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