Obiri set for Doha Diamond League meet

Hellen Obiri eases to victory in the women's 10,000m final during second Athletics Kenya Track and Field Meeting at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on March 13, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Their last meeting was at last year's Monaco Diamond League where Obiri won in 14:22.12 with Gidey coming in second in 14:26.57.
  • "My plan after the Tokyo Olympics is to move into road racing and the Istanbul event provided a good experience as I look forward to the Olympics," said Obiri.
  • However, Doha will be the second event in the 2021 Diamond League. The league that has 14 events starts in Gateshead in Great Britain.

Two-time World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri will be seeking her fourth victory in the 3,000m when the Doha 2021 Diamond League event goes down on May 28 at Qatar's capital.


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