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Jebitok, Kimeli win s Egoibar Cross Country titles

Former world under 20 1,500m silver medalist Ednah Jebitok and former Africa cross country champion Nicholas Kimeli Kipkorir were the winners of today’s Egoibar Cross Country championships.

Jebitok won the senior women’s title in 26:02 ahead of world cross country junior champion Beatrice Chebet to second in 26:22 in a an all Kenyan 1-2 podium finish with Ugandan Priscah Chesang completing the podium in 26:32.

Kimeli won the men’s title in 33:48 followed Ethiopian Addisu Yehune in 33:52 with Ugandan Rodgers Kibet ending the podium timing 34:04.

Selected results

Women

  1. Ednah Jebitok (KEN)- 26:02
  2. Beatrice Chebet (KEN)- 26:22
  3. Priscah Chesang (UGA)- 26:32
  4. Senbere Teferi (ETH)- 26:42
  5. Emine Mechaal (TUR) -27:02

Men

  1. Nicholas Kimeli Kipkorir (KEN)- 33:48
  2. Addisu Yehune (ETH)- 33:52
  3. Rodgers Kibet (UGA)- 34:04
  4. Adel Michaal (ESP)-34:48
  5. Getnet Wale (ETH)- 34:48
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