Hellen Onsando OBIRI

Hellen Onsando OBIRI - Kenya - Women's 5,000m World Champion in 2017.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 13 December 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kisii, Kenya.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Kenya
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Hellen Onsando OBIRI - Kenya - Women's 5,000m World Champion in 2017.

Hellen Obiri runs clear of the women's 5,000 field metres with 200 metres to go.
She and 10,000 metres champion Almaz Ayana had set the pace throughout
the latter stages of the final. Obiri then broke clear during the last lap to win, bettering
her silver medal at the 2016 Olympics, in the same event.

2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,
England.


Women's 5,000 metres final.

 1.  OBIRI Helen Kenya (KEN) 14:34.86  
 2.  AYANA Almaz
Ethiopia (ETH)   
14:40.35  
 3.  HASSAN Sifan Netherlands (NED)   
14:42.73  
 4.  TEFERI Senbere
Ethiopia (ETH) 14:47.45  
 5.  CHELIMO KIPKEMBOI Margaret Kenya (KEN) 14:48.74  
 6.  MUIR Laura Great Britain (GBR)
14:52.07 PB
 7. CHEPKIUI Sheila Kenya (KEN) 14:54.05 PB
 8. KRUMINS Susan Netherlands (NED) 14:58.33




Hellen Obiri in full flow.