Thursday, May 23, 2024

Mary Moraa stuns Briton opponent to drop a sub-1:58 at Doha Diamond League

Mary Moraa oozed class as she managed the 800m race and shocked her Briton opponent to take prime honours on the Diamond League Assembly in Doha.

Reigning World 800m champion Mary Moraa has but once more confirmed her prowess within the two-lap race with a commanding win on the Diamond League Assembly in Doha, Qatar.

This was solely however Moraa’s first Diamond League race of the season and was trying very comfy as she managed the race from gun to tape.

Nice Britain’s Jemma Reekie regarded to problem Kisii Categorical however her efforts had been in useless when Moraa unleashed a ending kick with a number of meters to the end line. She clocked a formidable 1:57.91, a season-best.

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Reekie settled for second place in a time of 1:58.42 with Benin’s Noelie Yarigo finishing the rostrum after clocking a season better of 1:58.70.

In the meantime, Moraa began her season with the 400m to work on her pace on the third Athletics Kenya Weekend meet the place she gained the 400m race.

She then continued her profitable streak, profitable the 400m race on the African Video games nationwide trials earlier than dominating the 400m on the African Video games in Accra, Ghana and propelled the 4x400m blended relay to a bronze medal on the continental showpiece.

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From there, Moraa was additionally in a category of her personal on the World Athletics Relays nationwide trials however couldn’t go for the showpiece since she was making ready for the Diamond League Assembly in Doha, Qatar.

The 23-year-old began her 800m marketing campaign on the Kip Keino Basic, profitable title after clocking a formidable 1:57.96 to cross the road. In the intervening time, her focus now shifts to the 600m on the USTAF Grand Prix in Los Angeles the place she intends to shatter Caster Semenya’s world document.

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