Eilish McColgan wins women’s 10000m final in Birmingham
Scotland’s Eilish McColgan produced an impressive result to win the 2022 Commonwealth Games 10,000m gold in Birmingham, England on Wednesday. The 31-year-old Scott, in a thriller last lap, defeated Kenya’s Irene Cheptai by 0.9 seconds. McColgan set a new Games record of 30 minutes 48.60 seconds.
Kenya’s Sheila Chepkirui took the bronze with a time of 31:09.46.
In 1986, Liz McColgan won the Commonwealth 10000m title for the first time! Today, 36 years after in Birmingham, her daughter Eilish McColgan replicated that, storming to Gold in a Games Record of 30:48.60!!
Women’s 10000m final results
|2||KEN||Irine Chepet CHEPTAI||30:49.52||SB|
|3||KEN||Sheila Chepkirui KIPROTICH||31:09.46||SB|
|10||UGA||Rachael Zena CHEBET||32:30.95|