Kemboi Leads Kenya to Podium Sweep in 3000m Steeplechase

Ezekiel Kemboi continued his dominance of the 3,000-meter steeplechase by winning his fourth straight world championship title and extending Kenya’s run in the event.

Kenya continues to be a barrier to other countries winning medals.

The 33-year-old Kemboi, a two-time Olympic champion and also a three-time silver medalist at the worlds, led a 1-2-3-4 finish for the Kenyans when he won in 8 minutes, 11.28 seconds.

Conseslus Kipruto, the 2013 world championship silver medalist, was second in 8:12.38 and Brimin Kiprop took bronze in 8:12.54, holding off Jarirus Birech.

Daniel Huling was fifth, overhauling U.S. teammate Evan Jager on the last lap.

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