World Athletics: Kenya's Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi Wins 3000m Steeplechase, India's Lalita Babar Finishes Eighth

Updated: 26 August 2015 19:42 IST

Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi of Kenya won the women's 3000m steeplechase at the world championships.

Beijing:

Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi of Kenya claimed victory in the women's 3000m steeplechase at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday. (Lalita Babar Finishes Eighth in 3000m Steeplechase)

Jepkemoi timed 9min 19.11sec to pip Tunisia Habiba Ghribi, who clocked 9:19.24 for silver. (Latest Athletics News from Beijing)

Germany's Gesa Felicitas Krause ran a personal best of 9:19.25 for bronze.

There was disappointment for India as middle distance runner Lalita Babar failed to finish in the top three. Lalita clocked nine minutes and 29.64 seconds but only managed an eighth place finish out of 15 competitors despite leading majority of the race at the Bird's Nest.

Comments
Topics : Athletics
Related Articles
Watch: Amitabh Bachchan Reacts To Rohit Sharma
Watch: Amitabh Bachchan Reacts To Rohit Sharma's 'Gully Boy' Rap For Daughter Samaira
Euro 2020 Qualifier: New-Look Germany Edge Netherlands In Thriller As Croatia Stumble
Euro 2020 Qualifier: New-Look Germany Edge Netherlands In Thriller As Croatia Stumble
2nd ODI: Fantastic Aaron Finch Punishes Pakistan In Australia
2nd ODI: Fantastic Aaron Finch Punishes Pakistan In Australia's Win
IPL 2019: Rishabh Pant Stars As Delhi Capitals Start Season With 37-Run Win Over Mumbai Indians
IPL 2019: Rishabh Pant Stars As Delhi Capitals Start Season With 37-Run Win Over Mumbai Indians
South Africa Complete T20I Whitewash Against Sri Lanka
South Africa Complete T20I Whitewash Against Sri Lanka
Advertisement