Cherono wins women's 3,000m

Updated: 12 July 2007 16:00 IST

Cherono wins women's 3,000m

Ostrave, Czech Republic:

Mercy Cherono of Kenya won the women's 3,000 meters on the opening day of the World Youth Championships in Ostrava on Wednesday, finishing in a meet record 8 minutes, 53.94 seconds.

Mahlet Melese of Ethiopia was second in 8:56.98, followed by compatriot Sule Utura in 9:06.48.



Topics : Athletics
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