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Kenya's Cheruiyot gets the gold in women's 5000m

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Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-08-23

After Abel Kirui's win in the marathon, it was the turn of fellow Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot to storm to gold on the same day, winning the women's 5,000 metres in 14 minutes 57.97 seconds.

REUTERS - Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s 5,000 metres to give Kenya another surprising long-distance victory at the world athletics championships on Saturday.


After a slow, tactical race Cheruiyot, the 2007 silver medallist, outkicked team mate Sylvia Kibet and holder Meseret Defar of Ethiopia to claim gold in 14 minutes 57.97 seconds.


Kibet took silver in 14:58.33 with Defar winning bronze in 14:58.41.


Kenya won the women’s 10,000 earlier in the championships, ending a decade of Ethiopian dominance.
 

Date created : 2009-08-22

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