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Kiprop and Gemechu win Lisbon half marathon

Fresh from winning the national 10,000m title, Prague half marathon champion kenneth Kiprop Renju and Ethiopian Tsehey Gemechu won the Lisbon half marathon titles held today.

Renju, who has both dominated the track and road running won the men’s title in 60:03 beating Ethiopian Mohamed Esa (61:00) and compatriot Elvis Kipchoge Cheboi (61:03) to second and third positions respectively.

In women, gemechu won the title in 66:44 ahead of world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei to second timing 66.46 and Gotytom Gebreslase to third in 67:11.

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