Teenager Chespol stars in Eugene

Celliphine Chespol starred at the Diamond League in Eugene on Friday with a stunning performance in the women's 3000-metre steeplechase.

The Kenyan ran the second fastest time in history, winning in eight minutes, 58.78 seconds.

Chespol finished clear of countrywoman Beatrice Chepkoech (9:00.70) and world-record holder Ruth Jebet (9:03.52).

Jebet's record set in Paris last year remains the marker, although Chespol, 18, briefly stopped after her shoe fell off.

Chespol became just the third woman to break the nine-minute mark.

In the women's 5,000m, Genzebe Dibaba cruised to victory ahead of Lilian Kasait Rengeruk and Sifan Hassan.

It was an American one-two in the long jump as Brittney Reese beat Tianna Bartoletta, with Britain's Lorraine Ugen third.

The javelin was taken out by Belarusian Tatsiana Khaladovich.

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