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Kenya loses in the 3000m steeplechase as Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali wins

03, Aug 2021

Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali broke Kenya’s stronghold on the men’s 3000metres steeplechase with his time of 8 minutes and 08.90 seconds condemning Benjamin Kigen to a bronze. Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma won a silver. Hellen Obiri bagged a silver in 5000 meters as Dutch's Sifa Hassan grabbed gold in the race dominated by Obiri in other world championships.