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Chepkoech sets 3000m steeplechase record

Beatrice Chepkoech

Beatrice Chepkoech broke the world record* to win the 3000m steeplechase at the Herculis meeting on Friday (20), clocking 8:44.32 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.

Beatrice Chepkoech sets 3000m steeplechase record

The Kenyan won by more than 16 seconds, having gone through the 2000-metre point in 5:49.81, following an opening kilometre of 2:55.23.

Chepkoech, who finished fourth at the 2016 Olympic Games and at the 2017 World Championships, held the previous world-leading mark with her 8:59.36 clocking at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris.

World silver medallist Courtney Frerichs finished second in a North American record of 9:00.85.

*Subject to the usual ratification procedures.

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