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22-Yr-Old Kenyan Leading Athletes at World Athletics Cross Country Tour

22-Yr-Old Kenyan Leading Athletes at World Athletics Cross Country Tour

22-year-old Beatrice Chebet is the stand-out athlete within the ladies’s race on the World Athletics Cross Nation Tour in Atapuerca, Spain. 

Chebet is Kenya’s world 5000m silver medallist and hopes to attain her first success on Spanish floor. 

She has had a profitable 12 months thus far, having received the 5000m on the African Championships, Commonwealth Video games and Wanda Diamond League Last.

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Uganda’s Peruth Chemutai is her hardest opponent within the 7.81km occasion set for Sunday, November 11.

Chemutai, who’s an Olympic steeplechase champion, will conflict with Chebet for the second time of their profession after their cross-country duel in Hannut, in February 2022, the place the latter received. 

The Ugandan will likely be heading to the race having withdrawn from the steeplechase finals on the 2022 Widespread Wealth Video games. 

Chebet may even be joined by fellow Kenyans Lucy Mawia and Purity Chepkirui. Mawia enters the race with wins in Bydgoszcz and Soria, whereas her counterpart Chepkirui is the world U20 1500m bronze medallist. 

One other entrant within the race is Ethiopia’s 2018 world U20 3000m silver medalist Meselu Berhe. 

Turkey’s Yasemin Can, a winner of seven European titles on the observe and cross nation, can be one other athlete to look out for. 

Italy’s Nadia Battocletti as properly will likely be that includes on the athletics competition on Sunday, November 13.

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