World U20 silver medallist Noah Kibet for the second time in a week beat Olympic 1500m silver medallist, Ferguson Rotich at the ongoing Doha Diamond League Meeting that is being held this evening (Friday 13) in Doha, Qatar.
The 18 year-old who is also the reigning World Indoor silver medallist crossed the finish line in a life time best of 1:49.08.
The KipKeiono continental champion was followed by Peter Bol from Australia who crossed the line in 1:49.35 with Pan American Games champion Marco Arop closing the podium three finishes in 1:49.56.
European U23 silver medallist champion, Daniel Rowden and the race favorite, Rotich finished in fourth and fifth place in a 1:49.56 and 1:50.48 respectively.
The world lead time of 1:43.69 was set by Zahafi Moad from Morocco last month at the Percy Beard Track, Gainesville, while the Meeting Record of 1:43.00 held by David Rudisha remained untouched.
- Noah Kibet (KEN) 1:49.08
- Peter Bol (AUS) 1:49.35
- Marco Arop (CAN) 1:49.51
- Daniel Rowden (GRT) 1:49.56
- Ferguson Rotich (KEN) 1:50.48