Asbel Kiprop is moving to 5000 meters....


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NAIROBI (KEN): Former three-time world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop could step up and contest the 5000m at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast next April, informs the Daily Nation. "I will be shifting to the 5000m race but that doesn't mean I will exit the 1500m. In fact, it will be good for me since I will be using it in my speed work that helps an athlete in the final lap in long distances," said Kiprop, who has races in Birmingham and Zurich lined up before the end of the season. "After that I will start preparations for the Commonwealth Games trials next year. I want to be in the team for the games next year, probably in the men's 5000m."

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