Tsepang Sello

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Tsepang Sello
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Born Maseru, Maseru District, Lesotho

Tsepang Gladys Sello (born February 23, 1997) is a Mosotho middle-distance runner. She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the women's 800 metres race; her time of 2:10.22 in the heats did not qualify her for the semifinals. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "Tsepang Sello". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on August 6, 2016. Retrieved September 4, 2016.
  2. "Women's 800m - Standings". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on August 31, 2016. Retrieved September 4, 2016.