Steeplechase

  • Asian Games 2014: Lalita wins silver, Sudha bronze in steeplechase 4 days ago

    Incheon: Lalita Babar and Sudha Singh clinched a silver and a bronze under dramatic circumstances in women's 3000m steeplechase after a Bahraini runner was disqualified as India opened their medal account on the opening day of athletics competition at the Asian Games on Saturday. Babar and defending champion Sudha were upgraded...
  • Olympic champion Kemboi beaten at Kenyan trials July 13, 2013

    Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi was beaten by teenager Conseslus Kipruto at the Kenyan trials for the world athletics championships on Saturday but still made the team for Moscow next month. Teenager Kipruto, who won gold medals at the 2011 world youth championships in Lille, France, and the world...
  • Kemboi wins 3,000m gold in steeplechase August 6, 2012

    London: Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya won Olympic gold in the 3,000 metres steeplechase on Sunday after defending champion Brimin Kiprop Kipruto tripped up in the penultimate back straight. Kemboi, 30, a former world champion, stormed home in eight minutes, 18.56 seconds. Frenchman Mahiedine MekhissiBenabbad, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 8:19.08, with another...
  • Sudha fails to make final cut in steeplechase August 4, 2012

    London: India's Sudha Singh crashed out of the London Olympics after failing to qualify for the final of the women's 3000m steeplechase event, finishing a lowly 13th out of 15 runners in the first heat here on Saturday. Sudha, a gold medal winner in the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, clocked 9:48.86s,...
  • Krishna, Sudha land at Olympic Games Village July 26, 2012

    London: Star discus thrower Krishna Poonia and Asian Games champion steeplechase runner Sudha Singh were among the first batch of Indian track and field athletes to check into the Olympic Games Village here. Krishna, along with her husband and coach Virender Poonia, and Sudha arrived at the Athletes Village in Stratford...
  • Revisit of operation Steeplechase in Bengal? July 18, 2010

    This is a battle Bengal thought it had fought and won. Siddhartha Shankar Ray, the then Chief Minister of Bengal used controversial methods to crush the Naxal movement in the 70s in what was called operation Steeplechase. It ensured the political hibernation of the Congress party for the next four...
  • Kipruto extends Kenyan steeplechase dominance August 18, 2008

    Beijing: Reigning world champion Brimin Kipruto ensured Kenya's dominance of the Olympics 3000m steeplechase continued by outsprinting the field to claim gold here on Monday. Kipruto's victory meant Kenya have won seven consecutive steeplechase titles dating back to the Los Angeles Games in 1984. The 23yearold, a silver medallist from the Athens...