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Kenya’s Kipyegon Claims Second 1500m World Title

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Updated July 19, 2022

 

EUGENE, OREGON – JULY 18: Gold medalist Faith Kipyegon of Team Kenya celebrates after competing in the Women’s 1500m Final on day four of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 18, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics/AFP (Photo by ANDY LYONS / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

 

Two-time Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya won her second 1500m title at the World Athletics Championship on Monday.

Kipyegon, who previously won world gold over the distance in 2017 along with two silvers, dominated the race from start to finish, clocking a winning time of 3min 52.96sec.

Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia claimed silver in 3:54.52, with Britain’s Laura Muir taking bronze (3:55.28).

 

EUGENE, OREGON – JULY 18: Bronze medalist Laura Muir of Team Great Britain, gold medalist Faith Kipyegon of Team Kenya and silver medalist Gudaf Tsegay of Team Ethiopia celebrate after competing in the Women’s 1500m Final on day four of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 18, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

 

 

 

EUGENE, OREGON – JULY 18: Faith Kipyegon of Team Kenya reacts after competing in the Women’s 1500m Final on day four of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 18, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)EUGENE, OREGON – JULY 18: Faith Kipyegon of Team Kenya reacts after competing in the Women’s 1500m Final on day four of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 18, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Christian Petersen / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)