Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:18

Kipruto extends Kenyan steeplechase streak

Conseslus Kipruto stormed to victory in the men's 3000m steeplechase to extend Kenya's remarkable winning streak in the event.

Kipruto timed an Olympic record of 8min 03.28sec for gold, American Evan Jager taking silver in 8:04.28.

Two-time Olympic champion and reigning four-time world gold medallist Ezekiel Kemboi, also of Kenya, claimed bronze (8:08.47).

AFP -- OmRiyadat