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Chemos awarded 2009 gold as cheaters Dominguez and Zaripova are busted

Kenyan steeplechase ace Milcah Chemos Cheywa has been awarded the gold medal for the 3000m steeplechase for the 2009 world athletics championships. Chemos who was 23 at the time had initially won the bronze after clocking a personal best of … Continue reading

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Chemos promoted to silver after cheating Zaripova busted

Kenya’s 3000 metre steeplechase star Milcah Chemos Cheywa has been upgraded to bronze and silver medals at the 2012 London Olympic and the 2011 IAAF World Championships respectively after Russian Yuliya Zaripova was stripped of the Olympic and world titles … Continue reading

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Purity Kirui leads Kenya clean sweep in steeplechase

Kenya’s strong tradition in the 3000m steeplechase for men, was upheld by their female counterparts. Purity Kirui took gold in a time of 9:30.36 and led two other Kenyans team-mates Milcah Chemos Cheywa who came to the games on a … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop wins 800m as Soi upsets strong field

Two Kenyans won their races at the Paris Diamond league race on Saturday July 5. Asbel Kiprop beats Nijel Amos Asbel Kiprop rarely runs the 800m but when he does, he never fails to surprise. In this race he was … Continue reading

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