FAITH AFTER ALL. Kipyegon Wins First Kenyan Gold in 1500M Women

Faith Kipyegon made Kenya proud once more after winning the first gold medal title at the Oregon Word Championship in the USA July 19 2022. Faith clocked 3:52:59 to blaze out Ethiopian athlete Gudaf Tsegay 3:54:52. Kipyegon made history after becoming the first woman to win 4 titles in 1500M race. Faith Kipyegon now holds 2 silver medals and 2 gold medal in 1500M.

Faith Kipyegon running in Oregon
Kenyan athlete Faith Kipyegon running alongside Ethiopian Gudaf Tsegay at Oregon
After the starting gun shot, the two Ethiopians took the pace and Kipyegon was struggling to keep up with them. She was trailing behind. The two had widened the gap and many thought Kipyegon had lost it. She later catched up with them and during the final bell, Kipyegon marked her opponents and widen the gap. The Ethiopian Gudaf Tsegay face showed frustration as she struggled to keep up with Kipyegon.

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