• Caster Semenya wins third world championships 800m gold

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2017 World Athletics Championships Day 10:  South Africa's Caster Semenya won the women's 800m on Sunday, August 13.

The Olympic champion, Semenya, accelerated in the last 50m to pass American Ajee Wilson and Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba to win her third world championships gold in the  800m in a new personal best and fastest time this year of 1:55.16.

Niyonsaba, the 2016 World indoor champion, claimed the silver in 1:55.92 as American Wilson took bronze in 1:56.65.


Men's 1500m Final: 

Kenya's 2015 world silver medallist Elijah Manangoi, clocked 3:33.61 to beat his compatriot Timothy Cheruiyot (3:33.39).

Norwegian Filip Ingebrigtsen dived over the finish line to take a surprise third place in 3:34.53 from Spaniard Adel Mechaal, who recorded 3:34.71.  Defending champion 

Asbel Kiprop over the last 150m faded to ninth place.


Women's 5000m Final

Kenya's Hellen Obiri beat Almaz Ayana, the double Olympic champion from Ethiopia, into second place with a time of 14:34.86.  Netherland's Sifan Hassan of the concluded the women's 5000m podium in 14:42.73.




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