PICTURES: Nixa native Courtney Frerichs wins Silver in the 3000M Steeplechase

Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 7:43 AM CDT
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TOKYO (KY3/AP) - Nixa High School graduate will bring a silver medal back to the Ozarks.

Courtney Frerichs won silver Wednesday in the women’s 3000M Steeplechase.

Frerichs took off from the pack with around 2 1/2 laps to go. She was chased down by Peruth Chemutai of Uganda, but held on down the stretch for silver. Hyvin Kiyeng of Kenya was third.

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