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April 12, 2024

FBK Games: Olympic Champion Peruth Chemutai wins Women’s 3000m steeplechase

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The FBK Games is an annual track and field event at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion in Hengelo, Netherlands as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings.

FBK Games: Olympic Champion Peruth Chemutai wins Women’s 3000m steeplechase

Olympic Champion Peruth Chemutai cruised to victory in the Women’s 3000m steeplechase at the FBK Games Hengelo 2022, currently ongoing at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion in Hengelo, Netherlands. The event is a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver Level Meeting.

Chemutai came first with a time of 9:14.00 while Albanian Luiza Gega (11.23) and Great Britain’s Imani-Lara Lansiquot (11.26 SB) took the silver and bronze slots respectively.

The 22-year-old became the first Ugandan woman ever to win an Olympic medal after winning gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the women’s 3000 metres steeplechase race.

About the FBK Games

The FBK Games is an annual track and field event at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion in Hengelo, Netherlands as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings. It was first organized in 1981. Its name honours Fanny Blankers-Koen, who won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games.

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