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#TokyoGoldRush | Praught-Leer misses out on Women's 1500m final

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 11:13 PM
Jamaica's Aisha Praught-Leer during the Women's 1500m semi-final at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Monday.
Jamaica's Aisha Praught-Leer during the Women's 1500m semi-final at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Monday.

National champion Aisha Praught-Leer missed out on a spot in the Women's 1500m final at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Monday.

Praught-Leer ran a time of 4:15.31 minutes but could only manage 13th in the event.

It was won by the Netherlands' Sifan Hassan, who after being involved in a mid-race collision and falling to the track, picked herself up from the back of the field and sped to a time of 4:05.17 minutes.

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