Nairobi 2021: Vincent Kibet wins Men’s 1500m World U20 Championship

Nairobi 2021: Vincent Kibet wins Men’s 1500m World U20 Championship

Kenya’s Vincent Kibet Keter has won the men’s 1500m World Under 20 Championships. The home-based Kenyan athlete came through with a sprint finish in front of his home fans in 3:37.24 at the Kasarani National Stadium in Nairobi. Ethiopia’s upcoming wonder kids Wegene Addisu and Malkeneh also shared the second and third places on the podium with their rivals in the middle and distance running are concerned. Wegene Addisu finished in 3:37.86 just s second from Kenya’s Vincent Kibet’s winning time while team compatriot Melkeneh Azize’s finished in 3:40.22.

World Under 20 Championships

The official result. Nairobi 2021: Vincent Kibet wins Men’s 1500m World U20 Championship.

POS NAME TIME COUNTRY
1 VINCENT KIBET KETER 3:37.24 KENYA
2 WEGENE ADDISU 3:37.86 ETHIOPIA
3 MELKENEH AZIZE 3:40.22 ETHIOPIA
4 POL ORIACH 3:40.36 SPAIN
5 PETER MARU 3:41.45 UGANDA
6 ABDEREZAK SULEMAN 3:42.53 ERITREA
7 HAMZA BOUCHALLIKH 3:46.75 MOROCCO
8 JEAN DE DIEU BUTOYI 3:47.42 PB BURUNDI
9 SANTTU HEIKKINEN 3:49.14 FINLAND
10 YLIES MIHOUBI 4:00.63 FRANCE
  KAMAR ETIANG DQ KENYA
  DAWIT SEARE DNS ERITREA

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