Faith Kipyegon has won the Women’s 1500m in the 2017, Shanghai Diamond League with her best time of 3:59.22.

Faith Kipyegon wins Women's 1500m in 2017 Shanghai Diamond League
Faith Kipyegon wins Women’s 1500m in 2017 Shanghai Diamond League/Photo

 

Kenya competitors performance

Ethiopians Seyaum and Sado came  2nd and 3rd in the Diamond League, Shanghai, China.

This is a second win in a row for  the beautiful Faith Kipyegon  after beating his competitors from Ethiopia to lift the Women’s 1500m  title in the 2016 Olympic Games .

Faith Kipyegon: “I was hoping for 3.58 or faster, but I am really happy to start my season with 3.59. Running under 4 minutes is not easy.”

Faith Kipyegon short Profile

Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  was born 10th  January 1994 in  in Uasin Gishu, Kenya. She is a middle-distance runner .
Faith Kipyegon Victories in 1500  meters

  • 2017 Shanghai Diamond League (1st):  Time (3:59.22)
  • 2016 Brazil Olympic Games (1st): Gold medal: Time (4:08.92)
  • 2015 Beijing 15th IAAF World Championships (2nd): Time (4:08.96)
  • 2012 Barcelona 14th IAAF World Junior Championships (1st): Time (4:04.96)
  • 2011 7th IAAF World Youth Championships (1st): Time (4:09.48)

Photo from Shanghai 2017 Diamond League

Faith Kipyegon headed to victory in 2017 Shanghai Diamond League
Faith Kipyegon headed to victory in 2017 Shanghai Diamond League/Photo

(Edited  13th Saturday, May 2017)

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