American runner finishes 1500m race after losing a shoe

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American runner finishes 1500m race after losing a shoe
Tuesday August 25th, 2015

The women’s 1,500-meter race at the World Championships in Beijing was held on Tuesday, and Jenny Simpson of the U.S. had some shoe difficulty that led to her jettisoning her left sneaker for the final 600 meters.

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Simpson ended up finishing 11th in the race, which she won in 2011 and claimed the silver in 2013.

The race was won by Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba with a time of 4:08:09, just edging out Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon of Kenya who took silver with a time of 4:08:96, with Netherland’s Sifan Hassan taking third with a 4:09:34 mark.

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