Kiyeng, Rotich warm up for Olympics with victories in Stockholm

Hyving Kiyeng

Hyvin Kiyeng from Kenya competes in the 3000m steeplechase women final at the Diamond League track and field meeting in Stockholm on July 4, 2021.
 

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What you need to know:

  • Cheruiyot took command from 1,200m to push all the way to victory in 3:32.30, beating Ignacio Fontes, who stormed to a personal best 3:33.27 for second.
  • Kenya’s Ronald Kwemoi clocked sa eason’s best 3:33.53 for third. Rotich finished second behind Michael Saruni at the Kenyan trials to make it to Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics-bound Hyvin Kiyeng and Ferguson Rotich Sunday cracked emphatic victories at the Stockholm leg of the Diamond League.

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