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Author Clement Wekulo:

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00 GMT +3
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Celliphine Chespol has solemnly won the gold medal at 3,000m high by CS Rashid Echesa and team assistant John Kimett on July 13, 2018 in Tampere, Finland. [Dennis Okeyo, Standard]

Youngs Chespol is nominated for the IAAF Award

The World U20 Champion, Celliphine Chespol, is among the five athletes who were included in the 2018 Women's Super Star Award, which was celebrated on 4 December in Monaco, France.

Kenya won the golden elderly competition at the 2018 African Cross Country Championships in Clyfar, Algeria, in March, before the Silver Games played on Silver Gold Games after Jamaica Aisha Pravalda.

He then inked his name in the history books, becoming the first athlete to keep the U20 World Championship in June at 3000m in a women's gym in Tampere, Finland, and she did it stylishly, turning a new world record 9:12:78.

The 19-year-old won his second year in silver, finishing second in the African championship in Asaba, Nigeria. She will face stiff competition from four other candidates, including the Ethiopian duo Meseret Belet and Meskerem Mamo.

Between Beetle's achievements this year is the first place to finish in the Gothenburg Half Marathon. This is also the world's best U20 best half marathon with 1: 7:51.

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Her compatriot Mamo won bronze women at the 5000m African Championships.

Sydney McLaughlin of the United States, which has two world U20 best and 400m barriers, and indoor with 52.75 and 50.36 respectively, is also in line with the award, as well as Jamaican Sprinter Briana Williams.

Regardless of the sprint victory and 4×100 m Carifta U17 games, Williams is the world's governing champion U20, both 200 and 100 meters away. [Clement Wekhulo]

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