Faith Kipigon won the Olympic gold for the second time in her career in the 1500 metres. In addition, in Tokyo, she broke the Olympic record.


Faith Chipengtech Kipigon

PAP / EPA / Pictured: Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon

Faith Kipigon showed an impressive finish in the 1500m final during the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Kenya in the last meters left no illusions to its rivals, crossing the finish line with an Olympic record – 3:53,11.

For Kipyegon, it is the second gold in this competition during the Olympic Games. It also enjoyed similar success five years ago – in Rio de Janeiro.

The silver medalist was Laura Muir – Great Britain scored (3: 54.50), the bronze medalist, and at the same time another medal in this Olympic Games, Sivan Hasan (3: 55.86).

We did not see any Polish actor in the final. Martina Galant finished the competition in the semi-finals.

Women’s 1500m final results:
1. Faith Kipigon (Kenya) – 3:53, 11
2. Laura Muir (UK) – 3: 54.50
3- Sivan Hassan (Netherlands) – 3:55.86

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