In Summary

  • Kipyegon is now shifting her focus to the upcoming World Athletics Road Running Championship
  • Omanyala’s performance has solidified his reputation as a sprinting sensation

World champion Faith Kipyegon showcased her exceptional talent once again by retaining her 1500m Diamond League Trophy in an electrifying race.

She clocked a remarkable time of 3:50.72 to clinch her Diamond League title, capping off a truly fantastic track season

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The race saw Ethiopia’s Welteji Diribe secure the second position in a new personal best time of 3:53.93 seconds, demonstrating her impressive form.

British athlete Laura Muir also delivered an outstanding performance, running her fastest time this season at 3:55.16 seconds.

‘What a race, what a win! Congratulations my friend Faith Kipyegon for winning the Women’s 1,500m Diamond League title in a Meet Record of 3:50.72, the 5th fastest time ever. Thank you for making Kenya shine! “Transport CS tweeted.

“Faith Kipyegon did it again. We need a street named after her!!”@ItsAnnNjeri tweeted.

This race mirrored the intensity of the World Athletics Championships held in Budapest, where Faith Kipyegon secured her third world title in the 1500 meters event

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Kipyegon who also holds the title of 5000m, is now shifting her focus to the upcoming world athletics road running championship scheduled to take place from September 30 to October 1 in Latvia.


In a separate but equally thrilling event, Commonwealth Games 100 meters champion Ferdinand Omanyala brought his season to a spectacular close with a third-place finish in the finals of the Diamond League held in Eugene, Oregon.

Omanyala clocked an incredible time of 9.85 seconds in a tightly contested race.

The victory in the men’s 100 meters went to Christian Coleman, who narrowly edged out Omanyala with a time of 9.83 seconds.








September 17, 2023

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