Francine Niyonsaba beats Faith Kipyegon in Doha Meeting

Francine Niyonsaba beats Faith Kipyegon in Doha

Rio Olympics games 800m silver medallist, Francine Niyonsaba ran a world leading time in women 3000m race at the Doha Diamond League Meeting that is being held this evening (Friday 13) in Doha, Qatar.

The 2017 World silver medallist champion came to this race with a life time best of 8:19.08 that she got in Paris meeting last year.

The 29 year-old beat the double Olympic Games 1,500m champion, Faith Kipyegon when she crossed the line in a world leading time of 8:37.70.

Kipyegon, the 2017 world 1500m champion came home in second in a season best of 8:38.05.

Australia’s Jessica Hull closed the first three podium finishes in a time of 8:40.98

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