Beatrice Chepkoech

Chepkoech runs third fastest time as she lifts Brussels meeting title

World 3000m steeplechase record holder Beatrice Chepkoech lived to her expectation as she took top honors at the Brussels Diamond League that was held on Friday (31) night at the at the Memorial Van Damme in Brussels.

The 27 year-old dominated the who race after being paced for 1000m by Kenyan Caroline Tuigong, she then held on to the lead crossing the line in a new meet record of 8:55.10 run, the third fastest time in history.

The 2016 African steeplechase gold medallist, Norah Jeruto took second place with a personal best of 8:59.62 with the 2015 world championships gold medallist Hyving Kiyeng closing the podium three finishes in 9:01.60

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