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Seyaum takes on Chebet at Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano

Seyaum takes on Chebet at Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano

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Ethiopia’s Dawit Seyaum will clash with Kenya’s Beatrice Chebet at the 65th edition of Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano on Thursday (6), the eighth Gold level meeting of this season’s World Athletics Cross Country Tour. Seyaum is looking to continue her impressive period of form after winning the Boclassic 5km road race in Bolzano with a course record of 15:22. In Lille seven weeks prior, the 1500m specialist clocked 14:39 for 5km, one of the fastest performances in history. Chebet will be aiming to win her first World Cross Country Tour Gold race of the season after finishing second in Atapuerca and third at the Cross Italica in Seville. The 21-year-old won the world U20 5000m title in Tampere in 2018 and the world U20 cross-country title in Aarhus in 2019. Last year she beat a ...