Hyvin Kiyeng, Hyvin Kipkemboi Kiyeng, Beatrice Chepkeoch, Celliphine Chepteek Chespol, Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerich
ATHLETICS

IAAF world championships: Hyvin Kiyeng relegated to bronze

Defending world champion 3,000m steeplechase Hyvin Kiyeng was relegated to bronze in the water and barriers race.

Kiyeng followed American duo of Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs who took gold and silver medals respectively to kill Kenyan/s domination in the race at the IAAF world championships in London, Great Britain.

The 2016 Olympic silver medalist crossed the finish line in 9:04.03 behind Coburn in 9:02.58 and Frerich’s 9:03.77 as Americans took the first two positions.

The 2011 All Africa Games champion led another Kenyan Beatrice Chepkoech who was 4th clocking 9:10.45.

Former world junior champion Celliphine Chepteek Chepsol was a distance 6th clocking 9:15.04.

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