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- Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia claimed silver in 3:54.52, with Britain's Laura Muir taking bronze (3:55.28).
Two-time Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya won her second 1500m title at the World Athletics Championship on Tuesday to hand the country its first gold at the competition.
Kipyegon, who previously won world gold over the distance in 2017 along with two silvers from 2015 and 2019, dominated the race from start to finish, clocking a winning time of 3min 52.96sec.
"I am so glad to have reclaimed the title today because I really had to work hard for it. The competition was tight, but i had prepared well for the battle," Kipyegon said after her win.
She lost the world title to Dutch Sifan Hassan during the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships.
She has since then only lost once to Hassan at the Diamond League meeting in Florence last year.
Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia claimed silver in 3:54.52, with Britain's Laura Muir taking bronze (3:55.28).
African Champion Winny Chebet settled for 13th position after clocking 4:15.13.
Kipyegon started her season with a second place finish in the 3,000m during the Doha Diamond League series where she said that she was using the event for build up and endurance.
Victory in Oregon made it a fourth global outdoor championships gold.
She is the only Kenyan woman to have won the world title in the metric mile race and the second Kenyan to have won the Olympic title besides Jebet Lagat in 2008 Beijing.