Bahraini sprinter Motili Winfried Yaffe, 21, succeeded in reaching the finals of the Olympic Games “Tokyo 2021” as the fastest competition in the women’s three thousand meters steeplechase heats, and reached the final with ease.
Bahraini sprinter Yafi and steeplechase
The Bahraini Yafi’s time in that race was 9:30:80 minutes in overcoming these obstacles for a distance of three thousand meters, to be among the 16 female runners who will compete in the final of the championship next Wednesday in the Japanese capital, “Tokyo”.
Bahraini sprinter Winfried Yaffe qualifies for the women’s 3000m steeplechase final pic.twitter.com/5eGbmFMT8b
– Abu Dhabi Sports Channel (@ADSportsTV) August 1, 2021
Sprinter Yaffe ranked fourth in the 2019 World Championships, hosted by the Qatari capital, Doha, with a time of 9:05:68 minutes, after winning the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.
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While Tunisian Marzou Bouziani managed to record her best personal time during her participation in the Olympics and international championships, after reaching 9:31:25 minutes, but she occupied the nineteenth place in the runners’ standings, thus bidding farewell to the Tokyo Olympics.
Bahraini runner Yafi and her biography
Bahraini Yafi was born in Kenya, and decided to represent the State of Bahrain in her first participation in 2015, and gained the eligibility to do so in 2016.
✅ Bahraini sprinter Winfried Motel Yaffe succeeds in qualifying for the women’s 3000m steeplechase final.
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Hurdling is a type of track and field race, a race in which runners jump over fence-like walls called hurdles.
He broke the world record for men’s 3000m steeplechase held by Qatari runner Saif Saeed Shaheen with a time of 7 minutes 53 seconds 63, after he snatched it from Moroccan Ibrahim Boulami on September 3, 2004 in Brussels.
While the women’s record is held by Russian Galkina Samitova, who achieved a time of 8 minutes 58 seconds 81 at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
The Olympic Games kicked off in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on July 23, and are scheduled to end on August 8.
The organization of the Tokyo Olympics was limited after it was postponed in the summer of last year due to the repercussions of the spread of the Corona virus epidemic around the world, but it was organized this year amid strict preventive measures and without the presence of the masses.
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