Hellen Onsando OBIRI

Hellen Onsando OBIRI - Kenya - Winner of World Championships 5,000 metres for a second time.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 05 October 2019

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 13 December 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kisii, Kenya.
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Hellen Onsando OBIRI - Kenya - Winner of World Championships 5,000 metres for a second time.

Hellen Obiri leading the field in the final of the women's 5,000m in Doha. The 2017 champion

retained her title with a new Championship record of 14:26.72. She controlled the race from

the front but has to battle with team mate Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi, seen just behind her in the

photo above. Of the fifteen runners, eleven set personal best time for the distance.

Not Hellen who ran 14:18.37 in 2017

 

2019 World Athletics Championships. Doha, Qatar.

Final women's 5,000 metres.

 

1. 
 Hellen Obiri   
  Kenya
 14:26.72 
  CR
2.
 Margaret Chelimo  Kipkemboi    Kenya
 14.27.49   PB
3.
 Konstanze Klosterhalfen   Germany  14:28.43  
4.
 Tsehay Gemechu   Ethiopia  14:29.60  PB
5.  Lilian Kasait Rengeruk   Kenya  14:36.05  PB
6.
 Fantu Worku   Ethiopia  14:40.47  PB
7.  Laura Weightman   Great Britain & N.I.  14:44.57  PB
8.  Hawi Feysa   Ethiopia  14:44.92