Athletics: Dutchwoman Hassan wins women's 10,000m gold in Tokyo

7/8/2021 2:34:00 PM

Athletics: Dutchwoman Hassan wins women's 10,000m gold in Tokyo

Athletics: Dutchwoman Hassan wins women's 10,000m gold in Tokyo

TOKYO : Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands won the women's 10,000 metres gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Kalkidan Gezahegne of Bahrain clinched the silver while Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia won the bronze medal. (Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Mitch Phillips)

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Women's 10000m - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after winning gold REUTERS/Hannah MckayTokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Women's 10000m - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after winning gold REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Women's 10000m - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after winning gold REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Women's 10000m - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Kenyans Kosgei, the world record holder, and world champion Ruth Chepngetich had been favourites to win on Saturday. Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold REUTERS/Phil Noble 07 Aug 2021 07:24PM . One victim, a female university student, was seriously wounded, while the rest suffered less severe injuries.