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• OBIRI AND FRASER-PRYCE SHINE IN LONDON - IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE

Impressive victories by Hellen Obiri and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce highlighted the second day of action at the Muller Anniversary Games in London Stadium on Sunday (21).

In one of the premiere showdowns of the afternoon, Obiri kicked away from Sifan Hassan with just over 200 metres to go to take the 5000m in 14:20.36, a meeting record and world-leading performance. The reigning world champion needed to utilize every bit of her notorious closing speed to hold off compatriot Agnes Tirop, who blew by the fading Hassan over the final 50 metres to finish second in 14:20.68. For Obiri, it was her second fastest performance ever and for the 23-year-old Tirop, a lifetime best.

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