Tag Archives: Kenyan marathoners

Kiplimo Lagat wins Seville marathon in course record

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21 year old Cosman Kiplimo Lagat won the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla in a new course record of 2:08:14. In the process he regained the title he had won in 2014 in a then course record of 2:08:33. The leading … Continue reading

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Kenya starts 2016 with a bang as Kipruto wins Xiamen Marathon

Over the past two decades,Kenyan marathoners have dominated city marathons especially IAAF golden label races.  It appears things will not be much different in 2016. The year started with yet another Kenyan, Vincent Kipruto winning a IAAF golden label marathon … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the 2015 world athletics championships

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The 2015 world athletics championships are scheduled to kick off on August 22 2015. As usual, Kenya’s best prospects lay in the distance events. And as usual, Kenya’s primary challenge will come courtesy of the Ethiopian contingent. Kenya also has … Continue reading

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Rita Jeptoo to likely lose Ksh 46 million bonus, possibly more

Kenyan marathoner, Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was given a two-year doping ban Friday. Jeptoo tested positive for the blood-booster EPO in an out-of-competition test last September, a few weeks before … Continue reading

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Wilson Kipsang outkicks Desisa to win New York Marathon

Wilson Kipsang, who set the world marathon record in 2013 and beat a strong field to win the London marathon in 2014, won the 2014 New York marathon in an epic battle with Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia. In the process, … Continue reading

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Reports: Rita Jeptoo tests positive for banned substance

Reports suggest that Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for a banned substance. Jeptoo has been in sensational form in 2013 and 2014. She won the Boston Marathon and Chicago Marathon in 2013 and then again in 2014. In the process … Continue reading

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Kenyan marathoners now own 11 of the 12 fastest times

Following Dennis Kimetto’s superb perfomance at the 2014 Berlin marathon in which Kimetto not only broke the world record, but also became the first man to run under 2:03:00, Kenyans now own 11 out of the top 12 times ever … Continue reading

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