Cherotich win 3,000m steeplechase gold in Cali

Reigning World Under 20 3,000m steeplechase bronze medalist Faith Cherotich won the third gold for Kenya at the ongoing World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali in 3,000m steeplechase.

The Form Form Three student at the Kalyet secondary school improved from last year’s bronze to gold when she crossed the finish line in 9:16.14 ahead of Ethiopians Sembo Almayew (9:30.41) and Meseret Yeshanew (9:42.02).

Last year, her compatriot Jackline Chepkoech who won last year but had since graduated to the senior level.

Pamela Kosgei came in a distance fifth place after clocking 10:06.46.

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