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Kenya’s Kipyegon takes gold at World Championships

By Reuters
19 July 2022   |   11:34 am
Faith Kipyegon added another 1,500m gold to her medal collection on Monday with a win at the World Championships in the United States - though it wasn't all good news for Kenya on the track.

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