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• Obiri's managers insist on honouring Monaco race

July 17, 2020

Pace Sports, World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri's management, has insisted their athlete will take part in the 2020 Diamond League opening leg of Monaco on August 14.

Obiri, who had withdrawn from the event on Tuesday, said her management has communicated telling her to do everything at her disposal to prepare for the women's 5,000m race.

While withdrawing, Obiri had indicated that she had not done any speed work or trained on track since winning her world title in October 5 last year due to closure of training venues owing to Covid-19 pandemic.

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