Just one one-hundredth of a second separated Kenya’s Conselsius Kipruto from Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma in the 3,000m steeplechase final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha.
Girma led as he hurdled the last barrier in the home stretch.
But Kipruto, who appeared to stumble as he landed, managed to catch up in a sprint finish to win the race and retain his world title.
After a 30-second wait, the scoreboard confirmed the Kenyan’s victory. Read more