Chebet, Jebitok sail through to Commonwealth Games 1500m final

The 2018 Continental Cup 1,500 meters champion Winny Chebet and Edinah Jebitok are through to women's 1,500m final in athletics at the ongoing Commonwealth Games at the Alexander Stadium. 

Both athletes finished third in their respective heats to ease through to the final due for Sunday.

Jebitok clocked four minutes and 13.84 seconds as Ciara Mageean won the heat one in 4:13.52.

Australia Abbey Caldwell came third in 4:13.59 to also qualify. 

Chebet timed 4:16.11 to finish third behind Winnie Nanyondo from Uganda and Briton Katie Snowden in 4:16.04 and 4:16.09 respectively. 

posted Friday August 5th
by Ayumba Ayodi