Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Josh Kerr wins bronze in men’s 1500m

Great Britain’s Josh Kerr has won a bronze medal in the 1500m at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

The 23-year-old secured his medal by running a personal best time in the final of three minutes and 29.05 seconds.

Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen took gold and and Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot just pipped Kerr to silver.

Kerr is the first British man to win a medal in the middle-distance event at the Olympics since 1988. Fellow Team GB athletes Jake Heyward and Jake Wightman finished the final in ninth and 10th.

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