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Chelimo, Keter shine at Kipkeino Classic

World 5,000m silver medalist Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi and world under 20 1,500m champion Vincent Kibet Keter won their respective races at the ongoing Kipkeino Classic track and field at the Kasarani stadium.

Chelimo won the title in 14:55.27 ahead of Eva Cherono who was second in 15:12.16 as Tokyo Olympics 5,000m representative Lilian Kasait settled third in 15:17.71.

World Under-20 1,500m champion Keter claimed men’s 1,500m after cashing on the absence of defending champion and mentor Timothy Cheruiyot.

Keter graduated to senior ranks in style, clocking 3:35.99 to edge out Moroccan Abdellatif Sadiki to second place in 3:36.63 and Ethiopia Kasaye Adehena came in third in 3:38.18.

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