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Sifan Hassan of Netherlands wins 10,000m gold for third medal of Tokyo 2020

Sifan Hassan of Netherlands wins 10,000m gold for third medal of Tokyo 2020

By Semi Turaga
Sunday 08/08/2021
[image: World Athletics]

The Netherlands' Sifan Hassan won the 10,000m to seal her second gold and third medal of the Tokyo Olympics.

The 28-year-old, who had been seeking an unprecedented golden treble, had missed out on that feat when she took bronze in the 1500m but still takes home a hat-trick of medals after adding gold to her 5,000m title.

Despite running three races in Tokyo's heat in the last few days, Hassan found an extra gear in the last lap.

She won in 29 minutes 55.32 seconds.

[Source:  BBC]



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