Program day 4 world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics: Sifan Hassan topfavoriete for gold

Program day 4 world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics: Sifan Hassan topfavoriete for gold

On the fourth day of the world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics in London is a big chance that the Netherlands for the first time this tournament, the gold is captured. Sifan Hassan is Monday namely the topfavoriete in the final of the 1500 metres.

Hassan is in bloedvorm, as she proved in the run-up to the world cup and during the series, and the semi-finals in the Olympic Stadium.

The 24-year-old middenafstandsloopster, which, in 2008, Ethiopia moved to the Netherlands, put in June to the fastest time (3.56,22) this season, down on the 1500 metres. Saturday recorded them in the semi-finals, thanks to a great final lap, 4.03,77.

His biggest competitors are the Kenyan Faith Kipyegon, who is in Rio de Janeiro she became an olympic champion, and reigning world champion and world record holder Genzebe Dibaba from Ethiopia. Later this WK runs Hassan also the 5,000 metres.

Hassan is the only Dutch on Monday, in action in London. Except for the final battle of the 1500 metres, there are still two finals on the program: kogelsingeren for women and 110 metres hurdles for men.


‘Hassan dominates all throughout the season in the 1500 metres’

Program day 4 (pacific time)

19.30: Qualification triple jump (men)
20.00 hours: Final kogelslingeren (women)
20.15 hours: Series 400-meter hurdles (women)
21.15 hrs: Semi-final 400 meter hurdles (men)
21: 55 hours: Semi-final 400 meters (women)
22.30: Final 110 meter hurdles (men)
22.50 hours: Finals 1500 meters (women): Sifan Hassan

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