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Zaripova wins women's steeplechase gold for Russia

Monday - 8/6/2012, 4:24pm  ET

LONDON (AP) - Yuliya Zaripova of Russia won the gold medal in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics on Monday, clocking the fourth-fastest time in history.

Zaripova won in 9 minutes, 06.72 seconds in cool conditions in the night session. Habiba Ghribi of Tunisia took silver in 9:08.37 and Sofia Assefa of Ethiopia finished third in 9.09.84.


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