Monday, August 6, 2012

Ezekiel Kemboi wins Gold Mutai Bronze

Ezekiel Kemboi ended Kenya’s Gold medal wait after outpacing fellow athletes in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase to win in a time of 8:18.56 on Sunday night.
This is Kenya’s eighth straight water and barriers Olympics gold medal in an event it has continued to dominate since 1968.
Silver went to Frenchman Mekhissi-Benabbad Mahiedine who finished in a time of 8:19.08 ahead of Abel Kiprop Mutai who took bronze recording 8:19.73.  
Brimin Kipruto managed to finish 5th after tripping earlier in the race to record 8:23.03. 

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