Abel KIPSANG

Abel KIPSANG - Kenya - 4th in 1500m at 2020 Olympic Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 04 September 2021

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 22 November 1996
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kenya.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Kenya
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Abel KIPSANG - Kenya - 4th in 1500m at 2020 Olympic Games.

Abel Kipsang running at the Ivo van Damme Diamond League meeting

in Brussels, where, like in Japan, he finished 4th.

Abel Kipsang set a personal best 1500m of 3:32.6 Marseilles on the 9th June.


Then on 5th August 2021, he set a new Olympic record in the semi-finals of the

1500m, 3:31.65 improving his personal best.

In the final he once again set a P.B. but more importantly broke 3.30 for the first time.


2020 Olympic Games Tokyo.

Final men's 1500m.


1.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen    Norway  3:28.32     OR & AR
2. Timothy Cheruiyot  Kenya  3:29.01

3.
Josh Kerr Great Britain & N.I. 
 3:29.05
 PB
4.
Abel Kipsang Kenya  3:29.56  PB
5.
Adel Mechaal Spain  3:30.77  PB
6. Cole Hocker United States  3:31.40  PB
7.
Stewart McSweyn Australia  3:31.91
8. MichaƂ Rozmys Poland  3:32.67  PB