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Tokyo Marathon: Dickson Chumba shines as Helah Kiprop drops

Kenyan Dickson Chumba reclaimed the Tokyo Marathon title as Helah Kiprop drops to position five in Japanese capital today morning.

He won the race in 2:05..30 making his second title for in the Japanese capital, after his exploits in 2014 after finishing third in the last three editions.

Amos Kipruto finished third in 2:06.33, with Japanese Yuta Shitara was in second position preventing a Kenyan podium sweep as Gideon Kipketer who timed 2:06:33 and 2:06:47 respectively.

Ethiopia‚Äôs Birhane Dibaba won women’s timing in 2:19:51 Kenyan best runner Kiprop came was in fifth place.

 

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