Czech Republic Athletics Continental Cup

Matt Hughes wins silver at 3000m Steeplechase

Matt Hughes won silver today at the Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic. He ran the men’s 3000m Steeplechase in 8:29.70 minutes.

He was beaten by Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto, who won the gold in 8:22.55 minutes. Behind Hughes with bronze was Italian Yohanes Chiappinelli with 8:32.89.

Hughes had an extra 7 points for Team Americas, who is in first place in the competition with 105 points. Team Europe follows with 99 points, then Team Asia-Pacific with 73 points, and finally Team Africa, with 68 points. The Continental Cup ends Sunday.