Kenyans Sum, Kiplagat, Birech run world leads, Van Niekerk set African record, Dibaba meet record at Diamond League in Paris

Kenya's world 800m champion Eunice Sum improved her world leading time to 1:56.99. this is a lifetime best performance.

Kenya’s world 800m champion Eunice Sum improved her world leading time to 1:56.99. this is a lifetime best performance.


Kenyans Eunice Sum, Silas Kiplagat and Jairus Kipchoge Birech each run world leading times at the IAAF Diamond League in Paris France on Saturday (04 July).
World Champions Sum improved her world leading time with a personal best of 1:56.99 in women’s 800m. Her previous lifetime best is 1:57.38 when she clinched the gold medal at the world championship in Moscow two years ago. Sum’s previous world best this season of 1:57.82 was at the Diamond League in Eugene Oregon USA on 30 May.

Silas Kiplagat run a world leading time of 3:30.12 in 1500m.

Silas Kiplagat run a world leading time of 3:30.12 in 1500m.


Perhaps he most keenly contested race of he met was the men’s 1500m where Silas Kiplagat piped Dibouti’s Ayaleh Souliman on the finish line to win the race. Kiplagat clocked 3:30.12 a new world lead to Souleiman’s 3:30.17.
He was followed by Kenyan Ronald Kwemoi (3:30.34) then Algerian Olympic champions Taoufik Makhloufi (3:30.50). Nine Africans run quicker times than the previous world best of 3:32.97 by Evans Jager (USA) two weeks ago.

Kenyan Jairus Kipchoge Birech won the 3000m steeplechase in 7:58.83, the first sub eight minutes for the event this year.

Kenyan Jairus Kipchoge Birech won the 3000m steeplechase in 7:58.83, the first sub eight minutes for the event this year.


Jarius Kipchoge Birech produced a dominant performance to cross the finish line in 7:58.83 in the 3000m steeplechase. This is the first sub eight minutes for the event this year. Birech takes over the world lead from Olympic champions Ezekiel Kemboi who run 8:01.70 in Eugene Oregon USA on 30 May.

Wayde van Niekerk establishes a new African 400m record of 43.96 seconds

Wayde van Niekerk establishes a new African 400m record of 43.96 seconds


South African Wayde van Niekerk run a lifetime best of 43.96. He improves the Africa record from 44.01 run by Botswana’s Isaac Makwala La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland last year. Van Niekerk’s previous best of 44.24 in New York on 13 June.

Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) run a personal best and met record of 14:15.41 in women's 5000m

Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) run a personal best and meet record of 14:15.41 in women’s 5000m


Although the hype around a new world record in women’s 5000m did not materialise, Genzebe Dibaba run a lifetime best and meet record of 14:15.41. Her compatriot and world championship bronze medalist Almaz Ayana was runner up in 14:21.97.
Another notable performance came from Nigerian Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunonor who was runner up in women’s 100m in 10.80. This lifts her from seventh to third spot in the year’s ranking in the event.
SELECTED AFRICAN RESULTS AT THE DIAMOND LEAGUE IN NEW YORK USA ON 13 JUNE 2015
Note
PB denotes Personal Best
AR denotes African Record
DLR denotes Diamond League Record
MR denotes Meet Record.
WL denotes the world’s best result in the specific event this year 2015
MEN
400
1 Wayde van Niekerk (South Africa) 43.96 PB/AR
1500m
1 Silas Kiplagat (Kenya) 3:30.12; 2 Ayanleh Souleiman (Djibouti) 3:30.17;3 Ronald Kwemoi (Kenya) 3:30.34; 4 Taoufik Makhluofi (Algeria) 3:30.50; 5 Robert Kiptoo Biwott (Kenya) 3:31.39 PB; 6 Abdelaati Iguider (Morocco) 3:31.51; James Kiplagat Magut (Kenya) 3:31.76; 8 Collins Cheboi (Kenya) 3:31.88; 9 Aman Wote (Ethiopia) 3:32.03
3000m Steeplechase
1 Jairus Kipchoge Birech (Kenya) 7:58.83 WL; 3 Conseslus Kipruto (Kenya) 8:09.90; 4 Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (Kenya) 8:10.09; 5 Clement Kimutai Kemboi 8:12.68 PB; 6 Paul Kipsiele Koech (Kenya) 14.65 8 Hillary Kipsang Yego (Kenya) 8:16.55; 11 Ezekiel Kemboi (Kenya) 8:19.49
WOMEN
100m (+0.2)
2 Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunonor (Nigeria) 10.80; 5 Murielle Ahoure (Ivory Coast) 11.04; 6 Marie Josee Ta Lou (Ivory Coast) 11.06 PB
400m Hurdles
5 Wenda Nel (South Africa) 54.61
800m
1 Eunice Jepkoech Sum 1:56.99 PB/ WL
5000m
1 Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) 14:15.41 PB/MR; 2 Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) 14:21.97; Mercy Cherono (Kenya) 14:34.10; 4 Viola Jelagat Kibiwot (Kenya) 14:34.22; 5 Senbere Teferi 14:36.44 PB; 6 Gelete Burka (Ethiopia) 14:14.50; 7 Faith Chepnge’tich Kipyegon (Kenya) 14:44.51; 8 Alemitu Heroye 14:44.95; 9 Belyanesh Oljira (Ethiopia) 15:05.19; 10 Betsy Saina (Kenya) 15:07.90; 12 Azemra Gebru (Ethiopia) 15:15.77; 13 Netsanet Gudeta (Ethiopia) 15:31.25
Javelin
3 Sunette Viljoen (South Africa) 63.15

Olympic 1500 champion Makhloufi set Algerian 1000m record in Tomblaine France

Taoufik Makhloufi won the 1000m in a new Algerian record of 2:13.08 in Tomblaine France on Wednesday (01 July).

Taoufik Makhloufi (right) won the 1000m in a new Algerian record of 2:13.08 in Tomblaine France on Wednesday (01 July).


Olympics 1500m champion Taoufik Makhloufi won men’s 1000m in a new Algerian national record at the European Athletics Classic meet in Tomblaine France on Wednesday night (01 July)
Makhloufi won the race in 2:13.08. Such was the pace that all eight athletes who completed the race set their personal best in the event.

Marie Josee Ta Lou prevailed in women's 100m in 11.23 seconds

Marie Josee Ta Lou prevailed in women’s 100m in 11.23 seconds


Meanwhile the Ivory Coast’s Marie Josee Ta Lou triumphed in women’s 100m in 11.23 as Kenyan Nicholas Kipkoech prevailed in 800m in 1:45.17. Lesotho’s Mosito Lehata was runner up in 200m in 20.42. Zambian Kabange Mupopo was second in women’s 400m in 51.18 and Senegal’s Amadou Ndiaye was third in men’s 400m hurdles
LEADING AFRICAN RESULTS FROM THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CLASSIC MEEING IN TOMBLAINE FRANCE ON 01 JULY
Note
Results include only those who completed their race in their event
PB denotes Personal Best
NR denotes National Record
MEN
200m (+0.2)
2 Mosito Lehata (Lesotho) 20.42; 5 Aziz Ouhadi (Morocco) 20.93
400m Hurdles
3 Amadou Ndiaye Senegal 50.26; 4 Mohamed Sghaier (Tunisia) 50.28
800m
1 Nicholas Kipkoech 1:45.17; 2 Antoine Gakeme (Burundi) 1: 45.71; 5 Abdelaati Iguider (Morocco) 1:47.13 PB
1000m
1 Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria) 2:13.08 PB/NR; 2 Jonathan Kitilit (Kenya) 2:15.78 PB; 3 Edwin Melly (Kenya) 2:17.51 PB; 4 Abderrahmane Anou (Algeria) 2:17.92 PB; 5 Bekele Gutema (Ethiopia) 2:19.65 PB; 8 Ali Ben El Hadj (Tunisia) 2:22.11 PB
WOMEN
100m (-1.2)
1 Marie Josee Ta Lou 11.23; 3 Carina Horn (South Africa) 11.30
400m
2 Kabange Mupopo 51.18; 5 Regina George (Nigeria) 51.51
800m
5 Hawi Alemu (Ethiopia) 2:01.27 PB; 6 Noelie Yarigo (Benin) 2:01.84; 7 Violah Lagat (Kenya) 2:02.05 PB; 8 Malika Akkaoui 2:02.35
Long Jump
6 Rommaissa Belbiod (Algeria) 6.31 (0.0)

South African Simbine triumphs in 9.99 in Velenje Slovenia

SOUTH African Akani Simbine won the 100m in a lifetime best of 9.99 seconds in Velenje Slovenia on Wednesday (01 July).

South African Akani Simbine won the 100m in a lifetime best of 9.99 seconds in Velenje Slovenia on Wednesday (01 July).


AKANI Simbine (South Africa) stole the limelight at the European Athletics Classic Meeting in Velenje Slovenia on Wednesday night (01 July)
Simbine triumphed in 100m in a lifetime best of 9.99seconds. He was followed across the finish line by his compatriot Hendricho Bruintjies (10.15)
Previously Simbine’s best was 10.02 in the South African capital Tshwane last year. This year Simbine improves his time from 10.08 at the IAAF Diamond League in Rome Italy on 04 June.
Little-known Ethiopian Bezuayehu Mohammed prevailed in women’s 3000m steeplechase in 9:50.19. While South African Ryhardt van Rensburg run a lifetime best of 1:45.40 to place second in 800m.
LEADING AFRICAN RESULTS FROM THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CLASSIC MEEING IN VELENJE SLOVENIA ON 01 JULY
Note
Results include only those who completed their race in their event
PB denotes Personal Best
NR denotes Nationals Record
MEN
100m (-0.2)
1 Akani Simbine (South Africa) 9.99, 2 Henricho Bruintjies (South Africa) 10.15; 5 Gideon Trotter (South Africa) 10.61
400m
5 Ofentse Mogawane (South Africa) 45.63, 6 Savior Kombo (Zambia) 45.99, 7 Pako Seribe (Botswana) 46.00
800m
2 Ryhardt van Rensburg (South Africa) 1:45.50 PB; 5 Jena Umar (Ethiopia) 1:46.49; 6 Khalid Benmahdi (Morocco) 1:47.18; 7 Edward Kemboi (Kenya) 1:47.37
WOMEN
200m A (-0.3)
2 Justine Palframan (South Africa) 23.36
200m B (-0.1)
1 Lydia Jele (Botswana) 24.07
3000m Steeplechase
1 Bezuayehu Mohammed (Ethiopia) 9:50.19

Edem shines at AFN Golden League in Kaduna northern Nigeria

Euphemia Edem prevailed in women's long jump at the AFN Golden League in Kaduna northern Nigeria on Saturday (27 June).

Euphemia Edem prevailed in women’s long jump at the AFN Golden League in Kaduna northern Nigeria on Saturday (27 June).


EUPHEMIA Edem emerged clear winner in women’s long jump at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting in Kaduna City in northern Nigeria on Saturday (27 June).
Edm carried the day with a leap of 6.48metres. Chinazom Amadi (6.38) was runner up ahead of Hope Idhe (6.05). Idhe went on to triumph in triple jump with a leap of 13.40 m.

Orukpe Erayokan won men's 400m in 46.13 seconds

Orukpe Erayokan won men’s 400m in 46.13 seconds


On the track Orukpe Erayokan and Adeloye Oluwatosin maintained their winning form in the 400m. Erayokans won the men’s race in 46.13 seconds while Oluwatosin triumphed in the women’s race in 52.48, as Divine Oduduru won men’s 200m in 20.80 seconds.
Henry Okorie triumphed in men’s 400m hurdles in 51.19 as Glory Nathaniel prevailed in the women’s event in 59.29 seconds.
Okpara Theddus cleared the bar at 2.10m in men’s high jump as Kure Samuel won men’s javelin with a throw of 70.21m.
RESULTS FROM THE ATHLETICS FEDERATION OF NIGERIA (AFN) GOLDEN LEAGUE MEETING AT THE AHAMDU BELLO STADIUM, KADUNA CITY, KADUNA STATE, NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA 27 JUNE
Note
Results include only those who completed their race or recorded a measurement in the final of their event
MEN
100m (-0.2)
1 Nicholas Imhoaperamhe 10.36; 2 Divine Oduduru 10.40; 3 Sule David 10.50; 4 Emuobonuvie Mamus Harry 10.58; 3 Briggs Tamunotonye 10.62; 6 Olubodun Kehinde Sunday 10.63; 7 Victor Peka 10.80
200m A (-1.1)
1 Divine Oduduru 20.80; 2 Akinniyi Nicholas 21.73; 3 Kolawole Toyin 21.93; 4 Igube ThankGod 21.95; 5 Diana Bassey Hense 22.17; 6 Babatunde Samuel 22.88, 7 Otuza Zaharadin 23.03; 8 Nnamani Nnamdi 23.50
200m B (0.0)
1 Briggs Tamunotonye 21.41; 2 Oletu Nathaniel Okonie 22.17; 3 Orelaga Agbolade 22.20; 4 Ashien Godwin 22.76; 5 Ezra Jugo 23.25; 6 Bernard Emmanuel 23.35; 7 Abu Martins Samson 23.90; 8 Akwaga Alphonsus 24.23
200m C (0.0)
1 Victor Peka 21.43; 2 Arowolo Emmanuel 22.08; 3 Attah Innocent 22.31; 4 Ekevwo Raymond 22.77; 5 Akintoye Adeyemi 23.04; 7 Omotayo Ganiyu Ayokole 23.79; 8 David Onyeiru 25.17
400m
1 Orukpe Erayokan 46.13; 2 Nathaniel Samson Oghenewegba 46.49; 3 Noah akwuj 46.74; 4 Ukale Elvis Akpowene 46.93; 5 Isah Salihu 46.96; 6 Fatoyinbo Suhnday 47.76; 7 Ekundayo Sehubo 50.24
110m Hurdles (-0.8)
1 Okon Samuel Etim 14.08; 2 Martin Ogierakhi 14.37; 3 Wisdom Benjamin 14.56; 4 Abdullahi Bashiru 14.60; 5 Abejoyi Oyeniyi 14.80; 6 Ifeanyi Atuma 15.30; 7 Afolayan Daniel 15.85; 8 Ozor Valentine 15.98
400m Hurdles A
1 Henry Okorie 51.19; 2 Akindunjoye Johnson 53.31; 3 Alaka Richard 55.144 Ifeanyi Atuma 55.18; 5 Okoro Chukwuegozie 57.36
800m
1 Hamadjam Soudi 1:50.50; 2 Ismaila Sadjo 1:51.54; 3 Eze Anayo 1:52.04; 4 Musa Godfrey Charles 1:53.33; 5 Barnabas David 1:54.18; 6 Ishaku Mohammed 2:04.11; 7 Ejenavwo Mark 2:12.46
1500m
1 Ezekiel Bulus 4:10.52; 2 Balogun Akem 4:11.53; 3 Eden Patrick 4:13.85; 4 Adepoju Adebusuyi 4:15.53; 5 Okunowo Samuel 4:15.57; 6 Akindunjoye Johnson 4:19.53
5000m
1 Kefas William 14:45.42; 2 Gyang Emmanuel 14:48.03; 3 Jigak Monday 14:49.29; 4 Shehu Mu’azu 15:03.55; 5 John Bulus Jah 15:13.53; 6 Tokbe Gwet 15:52.54; 7 Femi Olusanya 16:37.03
20km Race Walk
1 Adeyemi Kazeem 1:41:40; 2 Taptue Herve 1:45:01; 3 Lawal Oluwaseyi 1:46:09; 4 Fatoyinbo Gbenga Samuel 1:48:39; 5 Alade Felix 1:49:56; 6 Husain Yinusa 1:55:15
Long Jump
1 Oladimji Oluwatoyin 7.71 (+0.1); 2 Anota John Oluwahola 7.64 (+0.4); 3 Okulaja Babajide 7.56 (+0.1); 4 Ejumeta David Oke 7.23 (+0.6); 5 Edafiadhe Joseph 7.22 (+1.0); 6 Omofezi Ogheneovo Pius 6.97 (+1.0); 7 George Jones 6.89 (+0.5); 8 Arinze Onyekuolu 6.87 (0.0)
High Jump
1 Okpara Theddus 2.10; 2 Obiora Arinze 2.05; 3 Babafemi Ayeni 1.95; 4 Ashipa Abayomi 1.95, 5 Ismail Olawale Quadri 1.80; 6 Godwin Law 1.80
Javelin
1 Kuru Samuel Adams 70.21; 2 Ezeofor Kenechukwu 64.24; 3 Friday Osayande 61.52; 4 Lawrence Onyejiaka 55.14; 5 Ipinyomi Joash 43.67
Discus
1 Nwoye Augustine 54.72; 2 Ezeofor Kenechukwu 51.76; 3 Olatunji Olwale Samuel 43.79; 4 Clement Onejeme 42.76; 5 Eke Onwuka Kalu 39.06; 6 Duviere Reuben 33.96
Shot Put
1 Eke Onwuka Kalu 17.19; 2 Ezeofor Kenechukwu 16.54; 3 Nwoye Augustine 16.49; 4 Clement Onjeme 14.03; 5 Olatunji Olawale Samuel 12.88; 6 Duviere Reuben 10.95
Hammer
1 Olatunji Olwale Samuel 44.50; 2 Ibrahim Baba 43.41; 3 Ezeofor Kenechukwu 34.12;
4x100m Relay
1 National Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) 39.81; 2 Nigeria Police 40.09; 3 Nigeria Customs 40.46; 4 Esteem 42.45; 5 Real Winners 44.28; 6 Mountaineer 44.38
WOMEN
100m (-0.8)
1 Ezealah Nkem 11.61; 2 Igbinosun Isoken Wisdom 11.70; 3 Sula Justina 11.71; 4 Cecilia Francis 11.72; 5 Oloye Bukunmi Esther 12.05; 6 Adwale Deborah 12.06
200m A (-0.9)
1 Cecilia Francis 24.10; 2 Ossai Rita Vivian 24.13; 3 Francis Ruth Oluwakemi 24.24; 4 Bolufawi Margaret 24.87; 5 Ali Eleojo 25.33; 6 Lydia Michael 26.81
200m B (-0.8)
1 Igbinosun Isoken Wisdom 23.83; 2 Oloye Bukunmi Esther 24.54; 3 Damatie Ruth 25.00; 4 Chukwuebuka Obidgwe 25.12; 5 Odiphiri Victory 27.08
400m
1 Adloye Oluwatosin 52.48; 2 Ossai Rita Vivian 53.40; 3 Olotu Folashade 53.90; 4 Etim Margart 54.59; 5 Knowledge Omovoh 55.58
100m Hurdles (-0.4)
1 Ayemoba Grace 13.56; 2 Francis Ruth Oluwakemi 13.76; 3 Oshinbanjo Temidayo 13.95; 4 Efe Favour 14.45; 5 Sidha Joy 14.62; 6 Amusan Tobi 14.67; 7 Elizabeth Ahuwan 15.72
400m Hurdles
1 Glory Nathaniel 59.29; 2 Akpofu Faith Daisy 59.54; 3 Kadiri Sarah 1:00.50; 4 Nwaogu Ann 1:01.13; 5 Junaid Abimbola Afolake 1:01.96; 6 Efe Favour 1:02.28; 7 Cliffor Fegor 1:07.62
800m
1 Abike Egbeniyi 2:08.86; 2 Oluchi Offorma 2:14.64; 3 Sirika Oluoma Nwoke 2:16.11
1500m
1 Helen Mommah 5:00.90; 2 Tosin Kalejaiye 5:08.11; 3 Morshinwa Goldmine 5:24.99
5000m
1Onan Sale 17:24.75; 2 Deborah Pam 17:32.35; 3 Lydia Michael 17:34.31; 4 Elizabeth Nuhu 17:56.16; 5 Mary Joseph 19:33.92
20km Race Walk
1 Oguh Faustina 1:56:12; Henshaw Queen 1:57:44; 3 Bolanle Karem 1:57:52; 4 Susan Mohammed 2:25:13
Long Jump
1Euphemia Edem 6.48 (+08.); 2 Chinazom Amadi 6.38 (+0.2); 3 Hope Idhe 6.05 (+0.6); 4 Ibrahim Blessing Ibukun 5.98 (+0.1); 5 Francis Ruth Oluwakemi 5.67 (+1.0); 6 Odiphiri Victory 5.54 (+0.8); 7 Rukvwe Young 5.02 (+0.2)
Triple Jump
1 Hope Idhe 13.40 (+0.5); 2 Ibrahim Blessing Ibukun 13.32 (+0.4); 3 Anigbata Grace 12.48 (+0.1); 4 Ajijo Ohadugha 11.96 (+1.0)
Javelin
1 Obiangeli Mbadugha 36.74; 2 Nwichi Ngozi Blessing 33.00
Shot Put
1 Chime Nkechi Leticia 14:00; 2 Eucharia Ogbukwo 13.83; 3 Michael Gift 11.89
4x100m Relay
1 (NSCDC) 45.69; 2 (CDA) 46.00; 3 Nigeria Customs 46.83

Morocco’s Arafi, El Kaam shine in 1500m as Djibouti’s Ibrahim sets records in Sollentuna Sweden

Morocco's Rababe Arafi won the women 1500m at the  Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna Sweden on Thursday (25 June)

Morocco’s Rababe Arafi won the women 1500m at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna Sweden on Thursday (25 June)


MOROCCO’S Rababe Arafi and Fouad El Kaam carried the day in women’s and men’s 1500m at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna Sweden on Thursday (25 June).
Arafi emerged a clear winner in the women’s race in 4:09.44. El Kaam prevailed in the men’s contest in a season best of 3:35.58.

Djibouti's world junior 1500m silver medalist runs a life time best

Djibouti’s world junior 1500m silver medalist runs a life time best


Djibouti’s world junior 1500m silver medallist Abdi Waiss Mouyahin was runner up. In the process run a career best to 3:36.09. He improved on his previous best of 3:38.46 run in Bilbao Spain last Saturday (20 June).
Meanwhile Djibouti’s little-known teenager Mohammed Ismail Ibrahim clocked 8:31.93 to finish fourth in 3000m steeplechase. In the process he set a Djibouti. Senior and junior nationals record.
LEADING AFRICAN RESULTS AT THE FOLKSAM GRAND PRIX IN SOLLENTUNA SWEDEN ON 25 JUNE
Note
Results include only those who completed the race in their events
PB denotes Personal Best
MR denotes Meet Record
NJR denotes National Junior Record
NR denotes National Record
MEN
100m (+0.5
2 Peter Emelieze (Nigeria) 10.48; 3 Obinna Metu (Nigeria) 10.49
100m (+1.1)
Emmanuel Amoh (Ghana) 10.72 PB
200m (0.0)
6 Peter Emelieze 21.79
200m (+1.9)
1 Emmanuel Amoh (Ghana) 21.82 PB
800m
3 Nader Belhanbel (Morocco) 1:46.31
1500m A
1 Fouad El Kaam (Morocco) 3:35.58; 3 Abdi Waiss Mouhyadin (Djibouti) 3:36.09 PB; 4 Youness Essalhi (Morocco) 3:36.19; 5 Zebene Alemayehu (Ethiopia) 3:40.65; 7 Tesfaye Cheru (Ethiopia) 3:41.27; 11 Ramadan Fawzi Mohammed (Djibouti) 3:46.72 PB
1500m B
3 Amlesom Senay (Eritrea) 3:46.96 PB; 7 Mesfun Okbamichael (Eritrea) 3:51.33; 8 Amanuel Gergis (Eritrea) 3:53.49
3000 Steeplechase
1 Tolosa Nurgi (Ethiopia) 8:25.34; 2 Justus Lagat (Kenya) 8:26:37 PB; 3 Festus Rono (Kenya) 8:27.93 PB; 4 Mohammed Ismail Ibrahim (Djibouti) 8:31.93 PB/NJR/NR; 9 Nahom Mesfin (Ethiopia) 8:40.15
5000m
2 Ramadan Fawzi Mohammed (Djibouti) 14:06.30 PB; 5 Ebba Tulu (Ethiopia) 14:19.01; 6 Amente (Ethiopia) 14:23.82; 8 Haben Idris (Eritrea) 14:24.60; 15 Hassan Hussein Mahamoud (Somalia) 15:46.45
WOMEN
1500m
1 Rababe Arafi (Morocco) 4:09.44
3000m
1 Buze Diriba (Ethiopia) 8:53.69; 6 Dagmawit Kidane (Ethiopia) 9:06.61 PB