2016 Rio Olympics

Women's 3,000 Meter Steeplechase

Emma Coburn Wins America's 1st-Ever Women's Steeplechase Medal in Style as Bahrain's Ruth Jebet Claims Gold In Near World Record

Jebet missed the world record by less than a second as Coburn broke the American record in winning bronze.

Women's Steeple Prelims: Emma Coburn's Medal Chances Go Up As All Three Americans Make The Final

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2016 Olympic Women's Steeple Preview: Can Emma Coburn Earn the U.S.'s First Steeple Medal? Will The World Record Fall?

Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet of Bahrain (8:59.97) and reigning world champ Hyvin Kiyeng of Kenya (9:00.01) almost broke the world record at Pre and sit 2-3 on the all-time world list. Coburn has the #3 time in the world this year thanks to her American record in the same race, but to get a medal, she'll have to beat either Jebet, Kiyeng or reigning Olympic champ Habiba Ghribi of Tunisia (whose 9:05.36 last year puts her #4 all-time).
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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