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Kenyan Koech sets new world record in 2000m steeplechase

Paul Kipsiele Koech of Kenya set a world's best mark in the rarely run 2,000-meters steeplechase at the Flanders Indoor meet Sunday.

AP, Sunday 13 Feb 2011
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Koech finished in 5 minutes, 13.77 seconds, slicing 3.27 seconds off the time he set at the same meet last year.

The 29-year-old Koech has been a consistently good runner in the steeplechase over the past decade, clinching the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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