Ruth Jebet Sets Paris Night Ablaze With a New 3000m Steeplechase Women’s World Record

 August 28, 2016   R K Gupta

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19-year old Bahraini Ruth Jebet shattered Gulnara Galkina’s 8-year old world record with an eye-catching performance in women’s 3000m steeplechase on Saturday night’s Paris Diamond League. Jebet’s phenomenal run took away more than 6 seconds from the Russian’s previous world mark that was set up during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Another big performance of […]

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Eugene Diamond League

Ruth Jebet Hyvin Kiyeng and Keni Harrison Threaten World Records at Eugene Diamond League

 June 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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In this season’s fourth Diamond-League meeting in Eugene, several star-studded events ended with world-leads but three women athletes came tantalizingly close to breaking World Records in their events. Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet looked like breaking Gulnara Galkina’s 2008 world record of 8:58.81 in women’s 3000m steeplechase. Second placed Kenyan world champion Hyvin Kiyeng wasn’t far away […]

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