Chepng’etich, Hassan clash in Florence Diamond League

Kenya's Faith Kipyegon celebrates after winning the Women's 800 metres final during the Diamond League athletics meeting at the Qatar Sports Club stadium in the capital Doha on May 28, 2021.

Photo credit: Karim Jaafar | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Kipyegon was victorious over the distance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is current world silver medallist and is also in form this season, having clocked a best of 1:58.26 in the 800m at the Doha Diamond League meet.
  • Also in the field in the third Diamond League of the season, just six weeks out from the Tokyo Games, will be the British pair of Laura Muir, the European champion, and Eilish McColghan.

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