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Tadese Worku beats Soufiane El-Bakkali at World Continental Tour

World Athletics U20 3000m Champion Tadese Worku continued with his great shape in the 3000m at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial that was held on Sunday (5) in Silesia, Poland, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting.

Worku piped 3000m steeplechase gold medallist Soufiane El-Bakkali from Morocco who could not match the kicks of the young teenager.

The Ethiopian sensation took the race title when he crossed the line in a new Meet Record of 7:36.47 with El-Bakkali coming home in second in 7:37.18.

The 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games champion, Mohammed Tindouft closed the first three podium finishes in a new personal best of 7:38.92.

Ethiopia’s Haftu Teklu and Elzan Bibic from Serbia took fourth and fifth place in 7:39.62 (pb) and 7:39.95 respectively.

Kenya’s Mark Lomuket finished in a distant ninth place in 8:01.11.

LEADING RESULTS
3000m MEN

  1. Tadese Worku                 (ETH) 7:36.47 MR
  2. Soufiane El-Bakkali       (MOR) 7:37.18
  3. Mohammed Tindoufti  (MOR) 7:38.92 PB
  4. Haftu Teklu                     (ETH) 7:39.62   PB
  5. Elzan Bibic                      (SER)  7:39.95

Soget and Manangoi lights Kenyan hopes in 1500m at World U20 Championships

Kenya’s Justus Soget put the hopes of Kenya high as he qualified for the finals of the men’s 1500m at the ongoing World U20 Championships that is being held at the Tampere Stadium in Finland.

Kirobon Boys high School won his second heat race in 3:44.70, was placed third overall on the table that is led by Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera of 3:44.48 and followed by Serbia’s Elzan Bibic of 3:44.68.

World U-18 1500m Champion George Manangoi was beaten to second place in his heat by Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigsten who won the heat in 3:51.34 with the Kenyan crossing the line in 3:51.40.