More medals for DAP's Margaret Kipkemboi and Amos Kipruto at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

 

kipkemboi DohaMargaret Kipkemboi and Amos Kipruto both from Kenya added more medals to the Demadonna Athletic Promotions expedition to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, winning a silver and bronze medals in the women's 5000 merters and men's marathon respectively.

The women’s 5000 meters final took place on a night of stupendous competition with DAP's Margaret Kipkemboi coming through the finish line to take the silver medal clocking a personal best of 14'27"49. Kipkemboi reached the tape behind her compatriot Hellen Obiri who was able to retain her title in a championship record of 14,26"72, and ahead of German's Konstanze Klosterhalfen third and bronze in 14'28"43.

 

amos kiprutoDohaThe men's marathon took off with temperatures at about 29C, and humidity at about 48%, significantly better than the conditions seen during the women's race on the opening day of the championships.

DAP's Amos Kipruto of Kenya reached the finish line in a time of 2h10'51" to take the third place and bronze medal, behind the Ethiopian duo Lelisa Desisa 2h10'40" and Mosinet Geremew four seconds back, first and second respectively.

 

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