Asbel Kiprop targeting World Record at IAAF Diamond League in France

Three-time World 1,500metres Champion Asbel Kiprop targets the world record at the ninth stop of the IAAF Diamond League series in Monaco, France tonight.Asbel who has recorded his season’s best at this meeting over the past four years will take on Britain’s double Olympic champion Mo Farah, world silver medalist Elijah Manangoi, diamond league specialist Bethwel Birgen and world junior record holder Ronald Kwemoi.

Fireworks are expected in the men’s two-lap race when world junior 800m champion Alfred Kipketer, winner at the Olympic national trials in Eldoret, battles Bostwana’s Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos.
Commonwealth games 5,000m champion Mercy Cherono will lead the 3,000m onslaught alongside former world indoor champion Hellen Obiri and former Africa Cross Country silver medalist Janet Kisa.