After several heartbreaks, Kenya has bagged her first gold medal in the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics after Emmanuel Korir won the men’s 800M race.
Pre-race favorite Ferguson Rotich, after what looked like a poor tactical approach, recovered to win Silver.
Finally Gold 🥇 and silver 🥈 for #TeamKenya in men's 800m finals#YouAreTheReason@TuskerLager @KCS_Kenya @moscakenya pic.twitter.com/45KxeWkHgy
— TeamKenya (@OlympicsKe) August 4, 2021
The win means Kenya has won the 800M race at the Olympics for a fourth straight time.
Earlier, Hyvin Kiyeng picked bronze for Kenya in the women’s 3000M Steeplechase in a race won by Uganda’s Peruth Chemutai.
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