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Tokyo Olympics: Uganda’s Chemutai wins women’s steeplechase gold

Peruth Chemutai became the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic medal as she took gold in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase on day 12 of the Tokyo Games.

Kenya’s silver medallist from Rio Hyvin Kiyeng claimed the bronze behind Chemutai. Egypt’s Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed Elsayed won a bronze medal in the 67kg category of the men’s Greco-Roman wrestling but his compatriot Mohamed Moustafa Metwally misses out in the 87kg category. Kenya’s defending champion Faith Kipyegon has qualified for 1500m final as she wins her semi-final on day 12 of the Tokyo Olympics However there was disappointment for her compatriot Julius Yego as he failed to reach the final of the men’s javelin.

|Starrfmonline

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