Chelimo grabs fourth national title

March 19, 2014
Micah Chelimo

Micah Chelimo edged out the competition for a 3,000-meter crown at the NCAA Div. II Indoor Championships. Photo courtesy of Kyle Terwillegar.

Facing tough competition at the NCAA Div. II Indoor Championships in North Carolina, senior Micah Chelimo earned his fourth national title in a tight 3,000-meter finish on Saturday. One hundredth of a second separated Chelimo from his closest competitor, Kevin Batt, from Adams State.

In day one of the NCAA championships, Chelimo earned a second-place title in the 5,000 meters, this time trailing Batt by just three hundredths of a second.

Read more about the championship races here.

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