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Ethiopian athletes get 3000m Steeplechase silver, bronze in Cali

Addis Ababa, August 5, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopian athletes Sembo Alemayehu and Meseret Yeshaneh have secured 3000 meters silver and bronze at World U20 Championships in Cali.

Sembo Alemayehu finished the race in 9:30.41 while Meseret Yeshaneh settled for third in 9:42.02.

Kenyan Faith Cherotich clinched the 3000m steeplechase title in 9:16.14. This was an upgrade from the bronze medal she won during last year’s edition at Moi Stadium, Kasarani. Kenya’s other representative Pamela Kosgei fell victim to the high pace to finish a distant fifth in 10.06.42.

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