Conseslus Kipruto wins Kenya another gold medal in Doha

Kenya's Conseslus Kipruto (L) and Kenya's Benjamin Kigen complete the Men's 3000m steeplechase race heats. [Photo/File]

Conseslus Kipruto wins Kenya another gold medal in Doha

World defending champion Conseslus Kipruto has won the 3000 meters steeplechase.

The flamboyant athlete won the race in 8 minutes and 01 seconds and 35 microseconds.

Kipruto won the tight race beating Ethiopia’s Lechama Girma by microseconds, the two athletes had to wait for a confirmation from the time machines to know who had won the race.

Conseslus Kipruto in a celebratory mood.

Lechama managed to finish in 8:01:36.

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The gold by Kipruto now puts Kenya at three gold medal and one silver at position three on the leaders’ board behind USA and China.

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