Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba won the women’s 1500m final at the IAAF World Championships in 4:08.09 on Tuesday night in Beijing. She ran her final 800 meters in 1:56 and change to top Kenyan Faith Kipyegon and the Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan for gold. American Jenny Simpson lost her shoe midway through the race and finished 11th in 4:16.28. Shannon Rowbury of the U.S. was seventh in 4:12.39.
In the men’s 800m final, Kenyan David Rudisha continued his dominance of the event, winning in 1:45.84.
Check out these images of both events from PhotoRun.net.