Hyvin Kiyeng JEPKEMOI

Hyvin Kiyeng JEPKEMOI - Kenya - 2016 Rio silver medal for World steeplechase Champion

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 27 August 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 13 January 1992
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kenya.
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  • Kenya
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Hyvin Kiyeng JEPKEMOI - Kenya - 2016 Rio silver medal for World steeplechase Champion

World Champion Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi pictured in Paris where she followed 2016

Olympic Champion Ruth Jebet setting a new World record. The three Olympic medalist in Rio

finished in the same positions in Paris.

 

Result in Paris.

1.   JEBET, Ruth 8:52.78   WR
2.   KIYENG, Hyvin 9:01.96
3.   COBURN, Emma 9:10.19 86
4.   CHEPKOECH, Beatrice 9:10.86   PB
5.   ASSEFA, Sofia 9:13.09    SB
6.   LACAZE, Genevieve 9:14.28  AR

  
At the 2016 Olympic Games steeplechase final Hyvin Jepkemoi ran 12 seconds
quicker than she did when winning the World Championship the year before,
but it was Bahrain's Ruth Jebet who won the gold medal.


Jebet was born in Kenya but moved to Baharain in 2013 aged sixteen.

 

 

2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Women's 3,000 metres steeplechase final.


 1.  
    Ruth Jebet          Bahrain     8:59.75  AR  
 2.     Hyvin Jepkemoi      Kenya     9:07.12    
 3.     Emma Coburn      United States     9:07.63 AR  
 4.     Beatrice Chepkoech      Kenya   
    9:16.05 PB  
 5.     Sofia Assefa      Ethiopia     9:17.15 SB  
 6.     Gesa Felicitas Krause      Germany     9:18.41     PB  
 7.     Madeline Hills      Australia     9:20.38     PB
 8.     Colleen Quigley      United States     9:21.10 PB

 

 

Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi pictured in Paris.