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• World champ Obiri delays transition to marathon until after Tokyo Olympics

NAIROBI, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri will wait until after the Tokyo Olympics to decide if she will transition to the marathon competition.

"I feel some justice done to me after I won the gold in 5,000m. But I will wait until after the 2020 Olympic Games to make any decision about my future competition. I don't know what will follow. I could consider exploring other ideas as well as focusing on my family," said Obiri.

"I will concentrate on one event and deliver gold on that front. Maybe I will get a hold in the 10,000m race. Doubling could come with its fair share of risks and I don't want to be over-ambitious. I will play my cards close to my chest. Chances are I could only focus only on 10,000m and see what becomes of it," she said.

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