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Collins Kipruto sets a Meeting Record in Val De Reuil

Kenya’s Collins Kipruto set a New Meeting Record in 800m race at the 6th edition of the Eure Athletics Meeting which is a World Athletics Indoor tour silver level that was held at the Jesse Owens Stadium in Val-de-Reuil (Eure).

 The 27 year-old led a Kenyan 1-2 podium finish as he battled his fellow country-mate Noah Kibet who is World U20 bronze medallist but Kipruto was too good with his kick as he left him gasping for breath crossing the line with a new Meet record of 1:47.05. Kibet came home in second twenty five seconds later.

Mostafa Smaili from Morocco closed the podium finishes with the same time as Kibet of 1:47.27.

Spain’s Alvaro De Arriba and Cornelius Tuwei from Kenya finished in fourth and fifth place in 1:47.97 and 1:48.38 respectively.


800M MEN

  1. Collins Kipruto     (KEN) 1:47.05
  2. Noah Kibet            (KEN) 1:47.27
  3. Mostafa Smaili     (MOR) 1:47.27
  4. Alvaro De Arriba  (SPN)   1:47.94
  5. Cornelius Tuwei    (KEN) 1:48.38

Ferguson Rotich claims the crown in Brussels

Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Ferguson Rotich, continued with his superlative performance to claim the Brussels Diamond League that was held on Friday Night (3) at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium.

Rotich has been beaten twice by Marco Arop and once by Wyclife Kinyamal who silenced the stubborn Canadian took the two lap race when he crossed the line in style in 1:43.81.

The 31 year-old was Belgiums Elliot Crestan who clocked 1:45.24 and was followed by Cornelius Tuwei who closed the first three finishes in 1:54.24

Mary Moraa wins 800m women race in an Italian Meet

World under 18 400m silver medalist Mary Moraa won women’s 800m at the 57th edition of the Palio Citta della Quercia in Rovereto, the world Athletics Continental tour in Italy yesterday-night.

Hoping to make her debut in the Diamond League series, Moraa took the two lap race timing 2:00.40 seconds at the World Athletics Continental Silver Tour event.

The Olympic 800m semifinalists led Uruguayan Deborah Rodriguez to second in 2:00.50 and the USA’s Chanelle Price for third timing 2:00.89.

As Moraa battled in women Cornelius Tuwei finished 4th in men’s category in 1:46.25 while former Commonwealth Games 5,000m champion Mercy Cherono clocking 8:40.76 and finishing in third in women’s 3,000m.

Marco Arop beats Emmanuel Korir in Lausanne meet

World 3000m Steeplechase record holder takes on Chespol and Cherono in Brussels

World 3,000m steeplechase world record holder Beatrice Chepkoech will headline the Final Zurich Brussels Diamond League Meeting that will be held on Friday (31) in Brussels, Belgium.

The 27 year-old who became the first woman to break 8:50 and 8:45 will face off with with Africa silver medallist Celliphine Chespol and bronze medallist Fancy Cherono.

Other Kenyans on the start list are former world champion Hyving Kiyeng, Caroline Tuigong, Daisy Jepkemei and Norah Jeruto for company in the water jump event.

The Kenyans water champions will battle for the honors with World champion Emma Coburn of the United States and Commonwealth Games champion Aisha Praught of Jamaica.

Africa 1,500 meters champion Winny Chebet is lined up for the event, where she faces stern test from several world beaters including England’s Laura Muir and Laura Weightman, Netherlands’ Hassan Sifan and Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia.

Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal faces off with Africa silver medallist Emmanuel Korir, Ferguson Rotich, Cornelius Tuwei, with Marcin Lewadonski of Poland also in the mix.