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"After Ruth Jebet won the 3000-meter steeplechase yesterday, she stood on the top step above fellow Kenya native Hyvin Jepkemoi, received her gold medal from another Kenyan, Paul Tergat, then turned to watch the Bahraini flag ascend to the top of the flagpole. The 19-year-old Jebet was born in Kenya, but she began running internationally for Bahrain in 2013. She earned the tiny gulf nation’s first gold medal the same day that Eunice Kirwa, another runner from Kenya, won them their first silver. Bahrain has a total of three Olympic medals, all earned by East African runners who switched their nationalities to compete for Bahrain.", deadspin.com
"For those of us who can’t quit pizza, it’s reassuring to discover the world’s greatest food can help make you an Olympian. Sure, it’s a stretch, but I’m all for anything that makes eating pizza guilt free. After placing third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday to become the first American since", sports.yahoo.com
"Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet produced an astonishing piece of front running to win Bahrain's first Olympic gold when she claimed the women's 3000m steeplechase on Monday. Jebet timed an Asian record of 8min 59.75sec, missing out on the world record by less than a second. Reigning world champion Hyvin", sports.yahoo.com