• Meseret Defar
    Meseret Defar © Victah Sailer
  • | IAAF

Defar retains title, Kemboi upset - All Africa Games day 1 - Komen, the 20-year-old World Junior ... I want to become famous like them\'

Algiers, Algeria - One Olympic champion, Meseret Defar, retained her 5000m title but another, Ezekiel Kemboi, was unexpectedly beaten by his young Kenyan team-mate, Willy Komen, in the 3000m Steeplechase on the opening day of the 9th All Africa Games this evening (18). With Kenya going for a sweep of medals in the men’s Steeplechase, and Ethiopia attempting the same in the women’s 5000m, each was denied by the other nation.
Komen following the footsteps of the greats: \'I want to become famous like them\'




Full article at IAAF.org