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Cheywa wins steeplechase at worlds

Kenya's Milcah Chemos Cheywa wins the women's 3000 metres steeplechase final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow
Kenya's Milcah Chemos Cheywa posted the fastest time of the year.
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MOSCOW (AP)

Milcah Chemos Cheywa of Kenya won the gold medal in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the world championships on Tuesday.

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The African record holder won in 9 minutes, 11.65 seconds, the fastest time of the year.

Lydia Chepkurui of Kenya took the silver in 9:12.55. Sofia Assefa of Ethiopia earned the bronze in 9:12.84.

Defending world champion and Olympic gold medalist Yuliya Zaripova of Russia pulled out shortly before the championships.

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