By Spy Uganda
Ugandan Olympic champion, Peruth Chemutai on Monday placed on a present to cruise to victory in the Women’s 3000m steeplechase on the ongoing FBK Games Hengelo 2022, in Netherlands.
The FBK Games is an annual monitor and discipline occasion on the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion in Hengelo, Netherlands as a part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings.
The 22-year-old emerged triumphant after clocking a time of 9:14.00, to complete forward of Albanian Luiza Gega (9:15.48) and Kenya’s Celliphine Chespol (9:15.89).
Coming into the video games, Chemutai had been extensively thought to be one of many favourites regardless of having final tasted victory on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics final August.
Speaking shortly after the race, Chemutai described her win as a snug one, including she was delighted together with her efficiency.
“I feel okay, I am so happy to finish number one. It’s nice weather. I enjoyed the race till the finishing point.” Chemutai mentioned.
She added that her purpose this yearr is to win the upcoming Commonwealth Games and World Championships in Eugene.
“I’m preparing now for the indoor championships in Eugene and Commonwealth Games.”
On the opposite hand, Uganda’s middle-distance runner, Halimah Nakaayi got here second in the 800m with a powerful time of two:00:87 simply behind Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon, who received the race together with her seasons’s finest (2:00:36).