Its a Gold. Jemima Sumgong makes history 1st …

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Jemima Jelagat Sumgong won Gold in Rio 2016 Olympics marathon
Jemima Jelagat Sumgong won Gold in Rio 2016 Olympics marathon

This is the first time Kenya has gotten gold at the Olympics in the women’s marathon.  This is a landmark achievement.

Eunice Kirwa of Bahrain (Formally Kenyan come in second place)

Mare Dibaba Ethiopian came in Third (is current world champion)

Its also 1st gold in this Rio 2016 Olympics games.

Congratulations Team Kenya