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Brenda Chebet and Purity Chepkirui storm 1500m final in Cali

Kenya’s Brenda Chebet stormed to the women 1500m finals when she won her heat three race at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championships being held in Cali, Colombia.

Chebet sailed to the finals when she crossed the finish line in 4:12.20 and was followed by Turkey’s Dilek Kocak who crossed the line in second with a personal best of 4:14.90. Japan’s Yuya Sawada finished in third place with a personal best of 4:15.29.

The defending champion Purity Chepkirui from Kenya also made it to the finals after finishing in 4:19.94