Hellen Obiri, photo by PhotoRun.net Conseslus Kipruto, photo by PhotoRun.net
Super four from Kenya
DOHA (QAT): Kenyans Hellen Obiri, Conseslus Kipruto, Timothy Cheruiyot and Emmanuel Korir who all won the Diamond League titles in their respective events in 2018 will compete in the Doha Diamond League on 3 May. Obiri will contest the 3000m in which she will face world indoor record-holder Genzebe Dibaba as well as teammates Caroline Kipkoech, Beatrice Chepkoech and Agnes Tirop while Kipruto will renew his rivalry with Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali in the 3000m steeplechase. In the 800m, Korir faces a line-up including Botswana’s Nijel Amos, USA’s Donavan Brazier and Poles Marcin Lewandowski and Adam Kszczot while Cheruiyot faces training partner Elijah Manangoi and former world indoor champion Ayanleh Souleiman from Djibouti in the 1500m.