Faith Kipyegon Wins a Gold Medal, Breaks Olympics Record

Decorated Athlete Faith Kipyegon has won a Gold medal in the women’s 1,500m final.

The win has made Kipyegon a two-time Olympic Gold medallist.

Faith Kipyegon breaks Olympic record

Kipyegon successfully defended her title, clocking a time of 3:53.11 to break the Olympic record.

She becomes the second Athlete after David Rudisha to secure the same medal back to back at the Olympics.

Faith Kipyegon qualified with fastest ever qualifying time

Earlier in the week the Olympic Champion and Gold Medalist breezed through to Women’s 1,500M final, with the fastest ever qualifying Time of 3:56.80.

Team Kenya’s medal standing in Tokyo Olympics 2021

Kenya is currently ranked 29th, out of the 83 countries participating at Tokyo Olympics 2021 – leading the African pack.

Team Kenya currently has 6 medals, two Gold medals, two Silver medals and two Bronze medals.

The tally is expected to improve as the event draws to a close.

Team Kenya is participating in three major events in the last two days.

Peres Jepchirchir, Ruth Chepngetich and Bridget Kosgey will take part in the women’s Marathon on Saturday.

Hellen Obiri will also participate in women’s 10,000m finals on the same day.

Eliud Kipchoge set to race in Men’s Marathon at Tokyo Olympics 2021

And Eliud Kipchoge, Amos Kipruto and Lawrence Cherono will draw the curtains to the event on Sunday early morning in the Men’s marathon.