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3.30pm: Chekwel gets chance to redeem her Olympics

Juliet Chekwel’s Olympic debut ended disastrously for her when she stopped running one lap to the end, thinking she had finished the 10000m final on Friday. Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana and the leading pack overlapped many athletes which might have been the cause of the confusion, but Chekwel gets a chance to …

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Ayana smashes 10,000m world record, Chekwel collapses

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | AFP | Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed one of the longest-held records in athletics here Friday to win the 10,000m and claim the first gold of the Olympic track and field competition. The 24-year-old pulled away from the field midway through the race and never let …

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Chekwel to open Uganda’s account on the Rio track at 5pm

Today Athletics 5pm Juliet Chekwel – Women’s 10000m final  Saturday August 13 Boxing 11.45pm Men’s flyweight  Round of 32 Ronald Serugo vs  Narek Abgaryan (Armenia) Saturday August 13 Athletics 4pm Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Heat 1 Peruth Chemutai 10000m men final (3.00am Sunday Uganda time) Timothy Toroitich, Moses Kurong and Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei …

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