Winfred Yavi

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Winfred Mutile Yavi (born 31 December 1999) is a female Bahraini athlete who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. Born in Kenya, she transferred her allegiance to the oil-rich Middle Eastern state at the age of fifteen, becoming eligible to compete for her adopted nation in August 2016.[1] She represented Bahrain at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics at the age of seventeen and finished eighth in the steeplechase final in a personal best time of 9:22.67.[2]

Winfred Yavi
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Yavi competing at the World Championships in 2017
Personal information
Height1.59 m (5 ft 2 12 in)
Weight49 kg (108 lb)
Country Bahrain
SportTrack and field
Event(s)3000 metres steeplechase

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 8th 3000 m s'chase 9:22.67 PB
2018 Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 1st 3000 m s'chase 9:36.52
2019 Arab Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st 5000 m 17:15.08
1st 3000 m s'chase 10:07.62
Asian Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 1500 m 4:16.18
1st 5000 m 15:28.87
1st 3000 m s'chase 9:46.18
World Championships Doha, Qatar 4th 3000 m s'chase 9:05.68


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