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Adere bides her time and takes women's title in sprint finish

Defying the weather and a collision with an attention seeking spectator who had run out in front of the leaders, 28 year old Berhane Adere won the final sprint to take gold at the 11th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships here this morning. It was the first time that an Ethiopian woman had won gold in the Championships.... Read More

It was neck and neck to the line in the men’s race, but at the finish Kenya’s Paul Kosgei slipped past Morocco's Jaouad Gharib to win the Championships in a time of 1:00:39, just three seconds ahead of the Moroccan.
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Kosgei snatches gold for Kenya in final metres

It was neck and neck to the line in the men’s race, but at the finish Kenya’s Paul Kosgei slipped past Morocco's Jaouad Gharib to win the Championships in a time of 1:00:39, just three seconds ahead of the Moroccan.... Read More

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Both races wide open on Sunday

According to two of the athletes considered to be leading medal prospects for Sunday’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, both races are wide open.... Read More

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O'Sullivan eyeing fourth World title

Olympic 5000 metres silver medallist Sonia O'Sullivan continues her international comeback after the birth of her second child, when bidding to win the IAAF World Half Marathon title in Brussels on Sunday.... Read More

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Loroupe hopes for golden return in Brussels

When Kenya’s three-time World Half Marathon Champion Tegla Loroupe lines up in Brussels’ Grand Place on Sunday at the start of the 11th edition of the championships, there is little doubt that her mind will flip back to the day nine years ago when she competed here to win her first major championships medal – the bronze in the 2nd IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.... Read More

News29 Apr 2002

Jawad Gharib and Asmae Laghzaoui to represent Morocco in Brussels

Morocco will be represented by two athletes at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Brussels on 5 May, Jawad Gharib and Asmae Laghzaoui.

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News29 Apr 2002

Can Renders follow Rousseau’s golden philosophy in Brussels?

When the 11th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships are staged in Brussels this Sunday 5 May, it will be the second time that this particular World Athletics Series event has been hosted by Belgium’s capital city.

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News28 Apr 2002

Noguchi limbers up for Brussels with 32:05 10,000m at Hyogo Relays

The five men and five women in the Japanese team for this coming weekend’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, were selected from the top performers at several recent major half marathon races.

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News24 Apr 2002

Team USA Announced for World Half-Marathon Championships in Brussels

USA Track & Field today announced the USA teams for the 11th IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships, to be hosted by Brussels, Belgium on Sunday, May 5. Team USA has a combination of youth and experience led by 1996 Olympian Linda Somers Smith and last year's top U.S. male finisher in the race, Scott Larson. Adding experience and speed to the men's team is the former American record holder in the marathon, David Morris.

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News23 Apr 2002

O’Sullivan and teams from Russia, Japan and Romania lay down stiff challenge to Kenya’s title hopes in Brussels

A strong Kenyan women’s team for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Brussels on 5 May led by Tegla Loroupe a former three time winner of this title, will face stiff opposition from strong Russian, Japanese and Romanian squads.

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News07 Apr 2002

A perfect debut for Rose Cheruiyot on a day that belonged to Kenya

Kenyan dominance of Sunday’s Berlin Bewag Half Marathon was stronger than ever before in any of the three big international road races Berlin has to offer. Neither the Berlin Marathon nor the 25 k race has seen such a Kenyan sweep.

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