UncategorisedChelimo clinches marathon gold

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain’s Rose Chelimo sprinted away from Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat to win the women’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships after a tactical battle and exciting finish yesterday.
Chelimo denied Kiplagat what would have been an unprecedented third world marathon gold. Chelimo finished strongly in 2 hours 27 minutes 11 seconds, seven seconds clear of Kiplagat.
American Amy Cragg made a tremendous final burst to overhaul another Kenyan Flomena Daniel, who had looked set for the bronze medal.

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