Consenslus Kipruto wins the 3000M steeplechase

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consWorld Silver medallist Consenslus Kipruto on Wednesday stunned two-time Olympic Ezekiel Kemboi to win the 3,000m steeplechase gold at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Kipruto clocked a new Olympic record of 8:03.28 to win Kenya its fourth gold medal of the Games while USA’s fast-rising steeplechaser Evan Jager outpaced Kemboi on the homestretch to bag silver in 8:04.28. Kemboi won bronze in what is probably his last Olympics in 8:08.47.

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