TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon wins women’s 1,500m gold with new Olympic record of three minutes and 53.11 seconds at Tokyo 2020 on Friday.

Kipyegon surpassed Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands in the last lap, Laura Muir of Britain claimed a silver with 3:54.50, Hassan took bronze with 3:55.86.

Hassan won women’s 5,000m gold on Monday, she will compete in women’s 10,000m on Saturday.

Faith Kipyegon (L) of Kenya and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands compete during the Women’s 1500m Final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Yibo)
Faith Kipyegon of Kenya reacts after the Women’s 1500m Final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
Faith Kipyegon of Kenya reacts after the Women’s 1500m Final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)