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Galkina-Samitova Sets World Record in Run to Gold

In October 2016, Ekaterina VOLKOVA of Russian Federation, competing in the Athletics Women's 3,000m Steeplechase event, in which she ranked 3rd and for which she was awarded the bronze medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

Gulnara Galkina-Samitova leads from the start to win the gold and sets a new world record time of 8:58.81. Athletics 3000m Steeplechase Women Final - World Record (8:58.81) - Beijing 2008 - Gulnara Galkina-Samitova (RUS), Eunice Jepkorir (KEN)

3000m steeplechase, Athletics, Beijing 2008, GALKINA-SAMITOVA, Gulnara, JEPKORIR, Eunice, Kenya, Women,

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