Kenya settles for bronze in in 3000m steeplechase in Tokyo

Kenya settles for bronze in in 3000m steeplechase in Tokyo

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,2ND JULY,2021-Kenya’s dominance in the men’s 3000m steeplechase at the Olympics Games came to a painful ending as Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali broke the Kenyan hearts at the Tokyo Olympics.
In he finals held on Monday, Bakkali, the World bronze medallist took the gold away from Kenyans when he clocked 8:08.90
World silver medallist Lamecha Girma of Ethiopia also 8:10.38
African Games Champion Benjamin Kigen placed third in 8:11.45 to bag a bronze medal, the first Kenyan medal at the Games.
Abraham Kibiwott was tenth in 8:19.41
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