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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Oromo/Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan has won unique hat-trick of medals in 10000m, 5000m and 1500m. The first athlete in this and other era to win three medals in these events in the same Olympics August 10, 2021

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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Oromo/Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan has won unique hat-trick of medals in 10000m (Gold), 5000m (Gold) and 1500m (Bronze). Sifan Hassan is the first athlete in this and other era to win three medals in these events in the same Olympics.

The king and queen will welcome home the Netherlands’ most successful Olympic team in history with a reception in The Hague on Tuesday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima singled out double champion Sifan Hassan as they congratulated all 36 medal winners in Tokyo. ‘With her inspiring story and exceptional performances she is an example to many,’ the royal couple posted on Twitter after Hassan won the 10,000 metres for women. Hassan had already won a gold medal in the 5,000 metres and bronze at 1,500 metres, an unprecedented achievement for an athlete at a single games.

Read more at DutchNews.nl:

Had Sifan Hassan entered the Olympics as an individual team, she’d have finished 11th in the athletics medal table.

Sifan Hassan completes unique treble with sprint finish to win 10,000m gold, the Observer

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