Faith Chepng’etich trains sights on Olympics gold

Faith Chepng’etich after winning the senior women’s 8km race during the national cross country championships at Uhuru Gardens on February 15, 2014. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • The 21-year-old Commonwealth Games 1,500m champion said she plans to go one better at the Olympics after finishing second behind Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba at the World Championships in Beijing in August.
  • Dibaba holds the World Record for the metric mile race.
  • She was placed fifth on her debut at the World Championships in Moscow 2013.

World 1,500m silver medallist Faith Chepng’etich will start her road to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with an appearance at the last Athletics Kenya Cross Country Series meeting in Sotik in January.


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