Kenya’s Wycliffe Kinyamal brilliantly defended his 800m title at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday. 

Wycliffe Kinyamal won gold for Kenya in men’s 800m at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday. Photo/Kelly Ayodi

Kinyamal overcame a challenge from Australian Peter Bol, stretching  away to victory in 1:47.52.

Bol who took silver in 1:47.66 while Ben Pattison of England earned bronze at third in 1:48.25.

“It was not an easy race, it was really difficult but I thank God at the end I have won gold.” He said.

Photo/Kelly Ayodi
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