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Feature23 Oct 2020

Kiplimo’s rise continues with first senior world title

Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.

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Feature19 Oct 2020

Refugee team member Nait-Hammou on his half marathon debut: 'I didn't come to participate, I came to perform'

Athlete Refugee Team member Otmane Nait-Hammou is making a habit of rubbing elbows with some of the world's finest runners at World Championships.

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Feature17 Oct 2020

After second global title and third world record, Jepchirchir cements place in history as a half marathon all-time great

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it.

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Report17 Oct 2020

Kiplimo makes history for Uganda at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the 28-year history of this event, a Ugandan athlete stood proud atop the podium, but it wasn’t the one most expected. In the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), it was Jacob Kiplimo and not Joshua Cheptegei who reigned supreme, the 19-year-old coming of age with his first global title at senior level.

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Report17 Oct 2020

Jepchirchir breaks women-only world record at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record in a women-only race.

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News17 Oct 2020

How to follow and watch the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

The World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 take place in the northern Polish city on Saturday, 17 October, and you can follow all the action on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms, and via more than 20 broadcasters or a live stream that will beam the action around the world.

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News16 Oct 2020

Record-breakers Cheptegei and Jepchirchir focused on gaining gold in Gdynia

For Joshua Cheptegei and Peres Jepchirchir, 2020 has been a year to remember, but the one thing missing has been a major championship medal. At the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), both will have a chance fill that void.

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Previews14 Oct 2020

World record-holders Jepchirchir and Yeshaneh set to clash at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the history of the championships, the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 will have two current world record-holders for the distance as Peres Jepchirchir and Ababel Yeshaneh line up against one another on Saturday (17).

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Previews14 Oct 2020

Cheptegei aims to end dream year on a high at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

When the gun sounds for the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), all eyes will be on an athlete who has never previously raced the 21.1km distance.

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News13 Oct 2020

Course, scoring and prize money details – World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Poland is ready to welcome about 250 runners from more than 50 teams to compete at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday 17 October.

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Series12 Oct 2020

How World Half organisers have adapted to ensure event can go ahead in 2020

When the elite men and women hit the streets for the rescheduled World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October, it will be a symbolic moment for the sport of athletics in these challenging times.

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Feature09 Oct 2020

Twenty-two years since last World Half appearance, Kiekara ready for international return

Annemari Kiekara has vivid memories of the marathon at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

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