× Sports Football Rugby Olympics Volleyball and Handball Cricket Boxing Golf Hockey Tennis Gossip & Rumours World Cup 2018 Basketball Athletics Sports Premier League Eliud Kipchoge Women in Sports Unique Sports Opinion Motorsport Videos Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
SPORTS

Hyvin Kiyeng and Chepkoech qualify for Tokyo Olympics in 3,000M women’s steeplechase

ATHLETICS By Jonathan Komen | June 18th 2021
Kiyeng, Chepkoech win 3000m steeplechase title (picture courtesy)

Olympic 3000m silver medalist Hyvin Kiyeng on Friday upstaged world champion Beatrice Chepkoech as they qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Kiyeng and Chepkoech showed little respect for their challengers as they settled for 1-2 spots.

Hyvin Kiyeng after winning the 3,000m steeplechase said:  "It was a nice race. Our hope is to get to the Olympics in good health. We expect stiff competition. We still have a lot to work on as we head to Tokyo."

The hurdle now remains on whether the Kenyan women can strike maiden Olympic 3000m steeplechase title in the Japanese capital.

Share this story
Kamworor, Kwemoi lead chase for elusive 10,000m gold
10,000m runners Geoffrey Kamworor and Rodgers Kwemoi qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Safari Rally: Young Kimathi excited ahead of Safari Rally after his new toy unveiled by President Kenyatta
The current KNRC Division One leader is among the three youngsters who will drive the new Ford Fiesta machines that are making on roads to Africa for
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback