Kenyan Athlete, Faith Kipyegon has become the first woman to win a third women’s 1500m title at the World Athletics Championships.
The two-times Olympic champion led the race from start to finish and recorded a time of 3 minutes 54.87 seconds.
It’s another outstanding achievement in a remarkable season which saw the Kenyan set three world records.
Kipyegon is hailed as world’s best-ever runner over 1500m and remains unbeaten in the discipline since June 2021.
Kenya’s President William Ruto has congratulated her as “Peerless, a legend and a once in a generation talent. Congratulations Faith Kipyegon for winning our first gold after defending the 1500m title for a 3rd time in a row in Budapest World Championship.”