Steeplechaser Kipruto sets sight on Shaheen's world record

Conseslus Kipruto (left) reacts after crossing the finish line to win the men's 3,000m steeplechase final during the Athletics Kenya National Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on June 23, 2018. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO |

What you need to know:

  • The record of 7 minutes 53.63 seconds was set in Brussels in September 2004 by Kenyan-born Qatari Saif Saeed Shaheen.

Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto says he has set his sights on breaking the 14-year-old 3,000-metre steeplechase world record at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on July 20.

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