The United States snatched the women’s 4x800m relay gold medal from favourites Kenya only moments after their male compatriots set a new world record over 4×1,500m.

Eunice Sum, who anchored the women, had a tough time redeeming what seemed a lost hope after the evergreen Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei worked hard in the third leg to return Kenya to the medal bracket.

USA (pictured) won in 8:01.58 as Kenyans took silver in 8:04.28 and Russia bronze in 8:08.19. Read more….

Courtesy of Standard Digital News


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