Tokyo 2020: 1500 METRES WOMEN’S FINAL START LIST

Tokyo 2020: 1500 METRES WOMEN’S FINAL START LIST

The women’s 1500m final is also one of the races a lot are waiting for. This event had been dominated by the Africans in the last 5 years. This time the start list has only three Africans and people asking will it be an African podium finish again. The Europeans are also very strong in this field as well. This time we get a host nation national being in the final list from Asia. The Oceania sub-region and the Americas all will be fighting for the ultimate prize this morning.

Sifan Hassan will continue her quest for the treble at Tokyo Olympic Games.

Faith Kipyegon the experienced runner will be in action.

Winnie Nanyondo will be the one to break the odds in this race.

There will be a very interesting race in this final.

Below is the full list of all the athletes.

Tokyo 2020: 1500 METRES WOMEN’S FINAL START LIST

  1. LINDEN HALL, AUSTRALIA, PB-3:59.67, SB-3:59.67
  2. JESSICA HULL, AUSTRALIA, PB-3:58.81, SB-3:58.81
  3. GABRIELA DEBUES-STAFFORD, CANADA, PB-3:56.12, SB-3:58.28
  4. KRISTINA MAKI, CZECH REPUBLIC, PB-4:01.23, SB-4:01.23
  5. MARTA PEREZ, SPAIN, PB-4:01.69, SB-4:01.69
  6. FREWEYNI GEBREEZIBEHER, ETHIOPIA, PB-3:56.28, SB-3:56.28
  7. LAURA MUIR, GREAT BRITAIN, PB-3:55.22, SB-3:55.59
  8. NOZOMI TANAKA, JAPAN, PB-3:59.19, SB-3:59.19
  9. FAITH KIPYEGON, KENYA, PB-3:51.07, SB-3:51.07
  10. SIFAN HASSAN, NETHERLANDS, PB-3:51.95, SB-3:53.07
  11. WINNIE NANYONDO, UGANDA, PB-3:59.56, SB-4:00.84
  12. CORY ANN MCGEE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PB-4:00.67, SB-4:00.67
  13. ELINOR PURRIER ST. PIERRE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PB-3:58.03, SB-3:58.03

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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