Bahrain’s Rose wins women’s marathon

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Kenyan-born Bahraini Rose Che­limo edged veteran Edna Ki­pla­gat to win the women's marathon on Sun­day. Ki­pla­gat hit 40km a sec­ond ahead, but Che­limo kicked in the last two kilo­me­tres to win Bahrain's first medal in the event in two hours 27 min­utes and 11 sec­onds. Ki­pla­gat, a two-time cham­pion in 2011 and 2013, claimed sil­ver seven sec­onds adrift, with Amer­i­can Amy Cragg tak­ing bronze.

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