The current 3000 meters steeplechase world record holder, Beatrice Chebet, is optimistic she can put her injury setbacks behind her ahead of the World Championships in Hungary.
Chepkoech will be in action at the Diamond League Meeting in London on Sunday, July as she fine-tunes her craft.
The 2023 season has been good for the steeplechase talent as she clinched the World Championships’ ticket after she won the national trials by clocking 9:09.43.
She has been posting remarkable times in her participation in the Diamond League meetings. In Lausanne- where she won the meeting, she clocked nine minutes and 05.98 seconds, a season-best and meeting record, beating Ethiopia’s Sembo Almayew to second in 9:06.82. Peruth Chemutai of Uganda completed the podium in 9:11.91. In Doha and Florence Meetings, she finished fourth.
Her Steeplechase World record of 8:44.32 was clocked during the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco in 2018.