Kenya tops medal table at World Athletics Championships

Asbel Kiprop (center) just beat his compatriot Elija Manangoi to take gold in the 1,500m event

Kenya has come top of the overall medal table at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing for the first time, with seven gold medals.

Kenya also won six silver and three bronze medals, with Jamaica and the US in second and third place respectively.

Their final gold medal was won by Asbel Kiprop in the 1500m.

“I’m so proud of myself to become a member of this exclusive club of three-times world champions,” said Kiprop after his victory.

Read more: Kenya tops medal table at World Athletics Championships | BBC News

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