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- Just as Linet Masai was perhaps savouring the prospect of being the woman to break a 15-year drought of Kenyan wins in the long-race at the World Cross Country championships, her teammate Florence Kiplagat burst past her on the grueling final hill to take the championships gold medal.</p>
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Kiplagat commands the heights – Amman 2009

- Just as Linet Masai was perhaps savouring the prospect of being the woman to break a 15-year drought of Kenyan wins in the long-race at the World Cross Country championships, her teammate Florence Kiplagat burst past her on the grueling final hill to take the championships gold medal.</p>... Read More

- Young boys tend to look up to their older brothers and Ayele Abshero was no different. Tessema Abshero was born four years before Ayele and was among Ethiopia’s best young Cross Country runners before developing into a 2:08 marathoner. </P>
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With brother and Gebrselassie as inspiration, Abshero rises in the ranks

- Young boys tend to look up to their older brothers and Ayele Abshero was no different. Tessema Abshero was born four years before Ayele and was among Ethiopia’s best young Cross Country runners before developing into a 2:08 marathoner. </P>... Read More

- Last October when launching their promotion of 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, the patron of the Local Organising Committee, His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, stated that by hosting the championships he hoped to further enhance the position of the Kingdom as a leading sporting and leisure destination.</P>
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Destination Amman

- Last October when launching their promotion of 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, the patron of the Local Organising Committee, His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, stated that by hosting the championships he hoped to further enhance the position of the Kingdom as a leading sporting and leisure destination.</P>... Read More

Genzebe Dibaba imposed herself on a tough course and tough opposition to take her second junior women’s World Cross Country title.
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Genzebe keeps the Dibaba family at the top of the world - Amman 2009

Genzebe Dibaba imposed herself on a tough course and tough opposition to take her second junior women’s World Cross Country title.... Read More

Amman, Jordan – Digging deep into his reserves up the final climb towards the finish, Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero wasn’t going to settle for a second successive silver medal at the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Bisharat Golf Club here today. And Abshero’s strength duly saw him go one better than he had in Edinburgh last year as he took the gold from Titus Mbishei (Kenya) and Moses Kibet (Uganda).
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Abshero reaches the top step of the podium this time - Amman 2009

Amman, Jordan – Digging deep into his reserves up the final climb towards the finish, Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero wasn’t going to settle for a second successive silver medal at the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Bisharat Golf Club here today. And Abshero’s strength duly saw him go one better than he had in Edinburgh last year as he took the gold from Titus Mbishei (Kenya) and Moses Kibet (Uganda).... Read More

News28 Mar 2009

Florence Kiplagat ends Kenya's long wait for another senior women's title - Amman 2009

Florence Kiplagat did what many undoubtedly felt like doing when she won the senior women’s race here, she fainted.

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News28 Mar 2009

Gebremariam's final burst secures men's senior prize for Ethiopia - Amman 2009

After one of the most thrilling finishes in the history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Ethiopia’s Gebre Gebremariam took the Senior Men’s 12km title at Bisharat Golf Club here today. It marked a stunning comeback for the 24-year-old father-of-two whose string of World Cross individual medals from 2002 to 2004 had been followed by four fallow years.

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Report28 Mar 2009

Senior Men’s Race Report – Amman 2009

- After one of the most thrilling finishes in the history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Ethiopia’s Gebre Gebremariam took the Senior Men’s 12km title at Bisharat Golf Club here today. It marked a stunning comeback for the 24-year-old father-of-two whose string of World Cross individual medals from 2002 to 2004 had been followed by four fallow years.</P>

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Report28 Mar 2009

RACE REPORTS - Amman 2009

&nbsp;Summaries of the four races - Men's Senior, Men's Junior, Women's Senior, and Women's Junior -&nbsp;of this afternoon's&nbsp;<STRONG>37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Amman, Jordan (Sat 28 March),</STRONG> are available in the Event Reports section of our Amman 2009 site.&nbsp;

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Report28 Mar 2009

Senior Women’s Race Report - Amman 2009

- Florence Kiplagat did what many undoubtedly felt like doing when she won the senior women’s race here, she fainted.</P>

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Report28 Mar 2009

Junior Men’s Race Report – Amman 2009

– Digging deep into his reserves up the final climb towards the finish, Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero wasn’t going to settle for a second successive silver medal at the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Bisharat Golf Club here today. And Abshero’s strength duly saw him go one better than he had in Edinburgh last year as he took the gold from Titus Mbishei (Kenya) and Moses Kibet (Uganda).</P>

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Report28 Mar 2009

Junior Women’s Race Report – Amman 2009

- Genzebe Dibaba imposed herself on a tough course and tough opposition to take her second junior women’s World Cross Country title.</P>

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Report28 Mar 2009

RACE REPORTS - Amman 2009

Race reports will be published in the section after the conclusion of each race on 28 March 2009

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Report28 Mar 2009

START LISTS, BIOGRAPHIES & EVENT REPORTS – Amman 2009

- The Start Lists and Athlete Biographies for the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Amman, Jordan (Sat 28 March), are available, and at the conclusion of each race, event reports will follow.</P>

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News27 Mar 2009

IAAF Press Conference Highlights - Amman 2009

Amman, Jordan – His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the President of the Jordan Olympic Committee and Patron of the Local Organising Committee for the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, told an eve-of-championships press conference here today that he was looking forward to “a truly memorable” occasion tomorrow.

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News27 Mar 2009

With incentives and high morale, Kenya sends 'best team ever' to Amman

- From a trickle to a flood – that’s just how incentives have been flowing in for Kenya’s team to the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Amman.</P>

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News26 Mar 2009

Amman 2009 – ENTRY LIST under the spotlight

- Amman, Jordan – Though the official Start List for the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Amman, Jordan (Sat 28 March) will not be finally confirmed until after the Technical Meeting on Friday, the Entry List has been available since Tuesday (24).</P>

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