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Report27 Oct 2019

Weekend road round-up: Aiyabei sets Frankfurt Marathon record, Teferi breaks Ethiopian record in Valencia

Valary Jemeli Aiyabei smashed the 2:20 barrier at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday (27), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in a course record of 2:19:10 to move to 12th on the world all-time list.

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Report16 Sep 2018

Aiyabei ends Kenyan drought at Beijing Marathon

Pre-race favourite Valary Jemeli Aiyabei lived up to expectations at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday (16), becoming the first ever Kenyan winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Gold Label event.

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Previews09 Mar 2018

Aiyabei - Cheyech duel the focus in Nagoya

Sub-2:22 runners Valary Jemeli Aiyabei and Flomena Cheyech will face off at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).

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Report07 May 2017

Aiyabei breaks course record at Prague Marathon

Recent performances had hinted that Valary Aiyabei was due a big breakthrough over 26.2 miles, and the Kenyan confirmed it at the Volkswagen Prague Marathon on Sunday (7) as she smashed the course record to win in 2:21:57.

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Previews05 May 2017

Potential for Ethiopian double at Prague Marathon

With several top-flight Ethiopian runners set to contest the Volkswagen Prague Marathon on Sunday (7), there’s a strong chance that the IAAF Gold Label Road Race could witness its first ever Ethiopian double.

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Report20 Nov 2016

Aiyabei and Kipchirchir score convincing victories at Valencia Marathon

Kenyans Valary Jemeli Aiyabei and Victor Kipchirchir turned in convincing victories at the Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (20).

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Report13 Mar 2016

Aiyabei sets Spanish all-comers' record at the Barcelona Marathon

Valerie Aiyabei produced a solo run almost from the gun to win the 2016 Zurich Marató de Barcelona in 2:25:26 on Sunday (13), a Spanish women’s all-comers’ best and also a big improvement on her career best for the 25-year-old Kenyan at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race.

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