The 2018 Commonwealth bronze medalist crossed the finishing line in 4 minutes and 06.11 seconds, behind the in-form Axumawit EMBAYE who won the heat in 4:04.83 minutes, Romania’s Claudia Mihaela came third in 4:06.66 minutes.
Nanyondo 27, crossed the finishing line in three minutes, 59:80 seconds which is her seasonal best. Although she remained with the first athletes from start to finish, she barely contested for the first position.
Nanyondo 27, qualified automatically after finishing fourth in semifinal two at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo. She crossed the finishing line in 4:01:64 behind star athlete Sifan Hassan who won the heat in 4:00.23. Great Britain’s Laura Muir finished second in 4:00.73 while Australia’s Linden Hall finished third in 4:01.37
Nanyondo 27, finished 2nd in heat one posting 2:02.02 to earn her an automatic qualification to the semifinal that is due on Saturday. She ran behind France's Rénelle Lamote who won the race in 2.01.91.