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Kenya’s Ezekiel Kemboi Is Stripped of Bronze After French Competitor Files a Formal Appeal

Hours after the conclusion of the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France filed an appeal against the Kenyan king of steeplechase, claiming he had stepped out of bounds.

It’s a good thing Ezekiel Kemboi has decided to quash his retirement plans after Kenyan compatriot Conseslus Kipruto snatched what he thought was going to be another gold medal in Wednesday’s 3000 meter steeplechase at the Rio Olympics.

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