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Amos Serem strikes silver in 3000m steeplechase in Accra

Amos Serem strikes silver in 3000m steeplechase in Accra

Former World U20 3000m steeplechase champion Amos Serem won Kenya silver medal at the ongoing 13th All-African Games in Accra, Ghana.

The 21 year-old was beaten to second place by Ethiopia’s Samuel Firewu Debisa who took the honors in 8:24.30 with Serem taking silver in 8:25.77.

Former World U20 3000m bronze medallist, Simon Kiprop closed the podium three finishes in 8:26.19 and taking the bronze medal.

Ethiopians Abraham Sime Tufa and Milkesa Fikadu Jaressa finished in fourth and fifth in respective time of 8:27.30 and 8:27.55.

LEADING RESULTS

3000M STEEPLECHASE MEN

1.Samuel Firewu DebisaETH8:24.308:24.30
2.Amos SeremKEN8:25.771:00.47
3.Simon KipropKEN8:26.191:00.50
4.Abraham Sime TufaETH8:27.301:00.59
5.Milkesa Fikadu JaressaETH8:27.551:01.02

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  • John Vaselyne

    John Vaselyne is the founder of Athletics News. Africa’s only Independent Athletics News website. He has covered World U18 and U20 Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Four Continental Tour Gold Series, Wanda Diamond League. He has passion for the Sport and has over seven years experience in this area of sport. He is also the Leading Athletics Pundit in the Country, having been hosted in ALL leading TV stations in Kenya

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