Kazakhstan wins gold medal at World Athletics Championships

Фото: sputnik.kz 21.07.2022 282

2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon (U.S.) held the final stage of the women’s 3000 m steeplechase. Kenyan-born Norah Jeruto, who is representing Kazakhstan at the event, won a gold medal El.kz reports.

Norah was one of the favorites at the competition, having covered the distance in 8:53.02. The gold medal is the first one in the history of Kazakhstan’s athletics community. Werkuha Getachew from Ethiopia finished second (8:54.61), and her compatriot Mekides Abebe came third (8:56.08).

Norah Jeruoto moved to Kazakhstan in 2017. In 2022, she got official permission to represent the country at the world championships.