Bressanone/Brixen – If Hillary Kipsang Yego intended to make a statement in the boys’ 2000m Steeplechase heats, he indeed achieved his intentions as the 17-year-old Kenyan clocked a new World Youth leading 5:34.13 in a superb display of front running.

Yego led the next five athletes through the line to personal bests with Ethiopia’s Desta Alemu second in 5:37.31 the only one who kept in sight of the Kenyan on the home straight.

Isaac Kemboi Chelimo of Bahrain was the next best in heat 1 with 5:45.57 with Algeria’s Fawzi Bourouih another 9 seconds adrift also making it to the final…..READ MORE

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